ASTON UNIVERSITY

Assistant Corporate Accountant

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£22,214 to £24,285 per annum
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Jun 2018
Ref
R180258
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Corporate Accounting team at Aston University. The team is responsible for all aspects of statutory and management reporting, financial compliance and systems, and plays an important role in mid to long term financial planning for the organisation (budgeting, cashflow, capital and tax planning). By providing a comprehensive financial overview, the team is well positioned to support strategic decision making across the organisation.

This is a varied role and you will contribute to a number of key areas across the team, this will include: assisting with month and year end processes, balance sheet reconciliations, endowment and donations, external returns as well as management and statutory reporting. The role also includes providing system administration support for Agresso, the University finance system.

The successful candidate will have relevant finance administration experience and a sound knowledge of Excel. Good problem solving and analytical skills, along with enthusiasm and willingness to contribute to the development of the wider team are also essential. The candidate will be either degree educated, AAT qualified, ACCA/CIMA/ACA part qualified or equivalent.

Interviews to be held week commencing 23 July 2018.

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.