CLOSED – Vacancy – Accountant

CLOSED – Vacancy – Accountant



Location:                    Coram’s Fields, Kings Cross

Salary:                        £350-£400 per day (subject to experience and skills)

Hours:                        Minimum of half a day per week, increasing significantly at key times during the financial year (including 31st March – year end)

Contract:                    Freelance



For over 80 years, Coram’s Fields Children’s Charity, has provided essential support for the children and families of Kings Cross and the surrounding neighbourhoods, through the provision of a seven acre park and delivery of a range of services including; an Under 5s Drop In, Nursery, Out of School Club, Sports Programme and Youth Programme.


Our curent accountant will be leaving us at the end of December and we are looking to appoint a qualified accountant, with significant experience of charity accounting to take on this key role within the Charity.


Coram’s Fields curent turnover is around 1.6 million, with income drawn from a range of sources including; restricted grants, service based fees, donations and rental income.


The successful candidate will form a key part of our finance team, working alongside our Finance Officer and Finance Assistant to ensure the effective implementation of financial management systems. They will also be responsible for providing direct support to our CEO and Board of Directors to ensure strong financial governance, through the provision of high quality financial reporting, whilst also working with budget holders across the organisation, to support the management of their respective service budgets.


Whilst the role is for a minimum of half a day a week, hours do vary subject to the time of year. During the pre and post audit period, hours are significantly higher. For this reason, the successful candidate will need to have a large degree of flexibility although, time commitments will be agreed well in advance.


If you are interested in contributing to the work of this pioneering charity, please send a copy of your most up to date C.V, along with a supporting statement, ensuring that you address the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. All applications should be returned to Kasheena Paryag by Monday 26th November 2018. Applications are accepted by e-mail or in hard copy and should be submitted in the following way;


By e-mail to:                                                    By post to;                         Kasheena Paryag

Coram’s Fields

93 Guilford Street




If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Stuart Woods (Chief Executive) for an informal discussion on 020 3384 2201. You can find more information on our services at


Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within seven days of the closing date, if you have not heard from us within this period, please assume your application unsuccessful. Interviews will take place w/c 3rd December.


Accountant Job Description Final

Application Form Corams Fields