Skip to Main Content

Main Navigation

Home Register Guide Dogs

Planning & Reporting Accountant

Vacancy Details

Salary: Up to £52,500 per annum pro rata
Location: Home Based
Region: Homebased
Job Type: Specialist Professional
Category: Fixed Term Contract- Full Time
Closing Date: 09/24/2020
Date Posted: 09/10/2020
Reference: 0000037566


Planning & Reporting Accountant

Location: Home Based, this role will be a mix of onsite working from our Central Office in Burghfield Common near Reading, RG7 3YG and remote working
Salary: Up to £52,500 per annum pro rata + benefits
Contract Type: 3 month Fixed Term Contract (October – December 2020)
Hours: 35 hours per week

Interviews: W/C 28/09/2020
Start Date: Ideally 05/10/2020

This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association as Planning & Reporting Accountant to support the whole organisation and their centralised Business & Finance Services based from Burghfield Common, near Reading.

The role
The Planning & Reporting Accountant helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by being responsible for the definition, preparation and presentation of all financial and performance data relating to the budget, forecasts and monthly management accounts.

As a Planning & Reporting Accountant you will build, maintain and develop models including the cost to serve model as well as developing ad hoc management insight in accordance with the strategic and managerial needs of Guide Dogs.

Who we’re looking for
You will be an ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified finance professional with significant experience in Management Accounting with the ability to work in an environment of change and to tight deadlines. Alongside this, experience of modelling, data manipulation and reporting is required. Knowledge of Agresso financial reporting is desirable for this role.

For the complete list of essential anddesirable criteria necessary to being successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year pro rata. A flexible approach to working hours maybe required in line with organisational needs. As a charity, we’re always keen to support flexible working as best we can.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

How to apply
Applications can be made using the online application form. You will need to evidence the criteria as set out in the attached job description. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

We reserve the right to close adverts early.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.


Salary: Up to £52,500 per annum pro rata
Contact Name:
Email Address:

Account Navigation

Not Registered?

  • Registering enables you to save personal information which saves you time when entering details, allows you to apply for jobs and manage your job applications.
  • Register Now