Founded over 80 years ago, Goodenough College is a unique charitable institution in its own beautiful garden square in the heart of Bloomsbury in London providing a dynamic and vibrant extra-curricular life to its residents and staff alike.

Inclusion Statement

A diverse workforce helps support an environment where employees can fulfil their potential in an environment free from bias, discrimination, segregation or favouritism. The College policies are designed around fairness and equal opportunities.

The College look to our employees to contribute ideas based on their experiences and background, this encourages learning and creativity; important skills in our business development. This means we benefit from a diverse workforce. Inclusion is a recognition that everyone comes from different backgrounds and committing to working as a team.

We adhere to the Equality Act 2010.

Salary: Up to £48,000 pro rata (Dependent on experience & responsibilities)

Location: Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB

We are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to provide interim support for 6 months to the College Financial Accounting.

You will be responsible for the management of Financial Administration and Financial Accounting, reporting to the Head of Finance, for the College. You will be a key technical accountant for the College taking responsibility for the production of the Financial Statements. You will ensure that the College Financial administration is carried out to an excellent standard and that all regular and annual reporting is accurate and timely and is carried out in a manner that promotes the trust and professional image of the finance team and College to its staff, members, Governors and supporters. You will provide support to the Head of Finance to ensure that the key profit centres and outsourced activities of the College have sufficient financial business support to promote the achievement of their targets, commercial success and development. You will also be supporting the team of 3 Finance Officers with the management of all transactional, banking, payment and receipting services. You will work with the Head of Finance, to assist in the production of the annual draft budget to the highest standard and ensure the appropriate tools for financial management against the budget are in place for the Director of Finance & External Resources.

The successful candidate will be well organised, personable and approachable, showing initiative and sufficiently robust to meet the demands of working to the highest standard against tight, sometimes coinciding deadlines whilst maintaining an appropriate work life balance.

In return you will be working in a friendly and supportive environment in a pleasant central London setting with good competitive pay and working conditions.

For further details and information on this post, please click here to download the job description.


Please send your CV along with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) advising us why you are suitable for the role to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view later than 9.30am on Thursday 12th December 2019.

Closing date: 9.30am on Thursday 12th December 2019.

Interview dates: Tuesday 17th December & Wednesday 18th December 2019.