COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Financial Accountant, UK Subsidiaries

Location
Coventry, United Kingdom
Salary
£39,159 to £55,758 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2019
Ref
REQ007367
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date 23/10/2019
Faculty / School or Service Finance
Salary £39,159 to £55,758 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant to join the Finance service. This post ensures provision of a consistent, high quality financial accounting service to the University's UK based Subsidiary companies.

This role will be responsible for the review of the UK subs control account reconciliations, ensuring that all material risks are noted inappropriate risk registers. The specific responsibilities of the post includes completion of the UK subs annual financial statements to strict deadlines, taking a significant role in and ensuring that the year end audit process is completed satisfactorily by being a key contact with our external auditors, provide strategic accounting advice to colleagues across the UK subs and support colleagues in providing cash flow reports and forecast. This role also responsible for ensuring that the key UK subs control account reconciliations, financial compliance, controls and risks are identified and managed in accordance with best practice.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of all aspects of financial accounting and detailed knowledge of statutory accounts, cash flow planning and reporting, risk management and control. The post holder should possess a professional accounting qualification such as ACCA or CIMA and a working knowledge of the Higher Education sector.

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