The Company

With a rich history dating back over 700 years, the Mercers’ Company is focused on being a philanthropic force for good. Philanthropy is at the core of its past, present and future.

The Mercers’ Company combines the attributes of a substantial property and investment company with a set of ambitious philanthropic aims. The Company donates c £10m each year to charitable causes, and our giving is focused on Young People & Education, Older People & Housing and Church & Communities.

The Role

The Company is seeking to appoint an experienced Charities Accountant to work alongside the Senior Charities Accountant in managing all aspects of the charities’ accounting including budgeting, management accounting and preparing annual financial statements.
You will also work closely with the Housing Team on financial management related to the housing schemes and the Philanthropy Team to formulate the budgets for the grant making programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an ancient but ambitious city organisation, investing in opportunities to create positive change and make a real difference to people’s lives.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be a Qualified/Newly Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA and have knowledge and experience of an accountancy role in the Charitable, Third or Housing Sector. You will have strong analytical and reporting skills, with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information. You will have an organised and methodical approach with the ability to form effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
The benefits of working with the Mercers’ Company include: non-contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days’ annual leave, plus the ability to purchase additional annual leave, subsidised gym memberships, 3 days volunteering days per year and excellent learning and development opportunities.

To apply please send your CV and a one page covering letter outlining why you are suitable to: by close of business on Tuesday 17 October 2023. If you would like to have an informal conversation before applying, please contact Human Resources on 020 7776 7211 or 0207 776 7212.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse environment.
Posted: 26/09/2023
City of London
Job type
Full time
£45-£55k with excellent benefits
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