Assistant Accountant

Coventry University - Research Office

Coventry University has shown exceptional performance in all University League tables in recent years and is now ranked as the 12 best University within the country.

An exciting opportunity of an Assistant Accountant has arisen within the Research Finance and Compliance Unit (RFCU) at Coventry University. RFCU is responsible for the Financial Management of all externally funded projects and the provision of management Accountancy service to all Research Centres at Coventry University. 
As an Assistant Accountant, you will be responsible for project accounting, compilation of claims, preparation of budgetary control statements for a variety of stakeholders, provision of management accounting support to your allocated Research Centre, alongside providing specialist advice about the funder rules. 
You should be a part qualified accountant (or equivalent) alongside possessing clear and effective communication skills. Previous experience of working within this sector is not essential although a hard working ethic and can- do attitude is a must. Training will be provided for this challenging and multifaceted role.
In return for joining our team, Coventry University is committed to providing the very best opportunities for both career and personal development. We offer a wide choice of development and training courses to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, pension scheme and other staff benefits.

Closing date:  22nd December 2017.

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