Financial Accountant

  • £42,149 to £48,835 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Financial Accounting

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £42,149 to £48,835 per annum

Grade: Grade 8

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Tuesday 05 October 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 03 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: Friday 26 November 2021

Reference: CSF-342-21

Are you a qualified accountant, with a strong background in Financial Accounting? Do you have well-developed leadership skills and a clear passion for developing motivated staff and strong teams? If so we would welcome your application for this role.

Managing the financial accounting, treasury and indirect taxation aspects of the University, you will ensure all transactions within the finance system are recorded in line with current financial reporting requirements, and taxation regulations to provide a sound foundation for the production of management information reporting and financial forecasts.

As Financial Accountant you will:

Manage the financial accounting aspect of the organisation’s financial management

Produce the annual financial statements and associated notes within the necessary timeframes

Maximise the financial well-being of the organisation in the short, medium and longer term by means of effective treasury management, and management of relationships with bankers and investment brokers on behalf of the University

Ensure compliance with VAT regulations in recording all transactions, and manage and review the production and submission of all indirect tax returns, including quarterly VAT returns; annual PESM return; Corporation Tax return and EC sales list and other customs requirements

To be successful in the role you will have/be:

Professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate qualification (CCAB or equivalent)

Strong experience in a financial accounting role in a complex organisation working at a strategic and operational level.

A comprehensive understanding of current accounting policies and standards, including HE/FE SORP, and VAT regulations, coupled with experience of all aspects of financial management and financial reporting

Experience of successfully managing a team of high performing financial professionals and other staff

The Finance Department aims to provide, in a cost efficient, professional and timely manner, services that allow the University to meet its statutory financial obligations and internal financial management objectives.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] quoting ref number: CSF-342-21.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: CSF-342-21