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Academic Enterprise Financial Reporting Manager

University Of The Arts London

Location: London
Salary: £38,010 to £45,603 Hours:
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th July 2019
Closes: 23rd July 2019
Job Ref: 5378

The role 

This is an exciting opportunity to join UAL's successful Academic Enterprise department in a newly created role as Financial Reporting Manager. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to provide a comprehensive financial reporting and business partnering service to UAL’s Short Course and Awarding Body activities delivering high quality, relevant and timely financial information. You will use commercial acumen to guide and reinforce decision making in supporting the business to meet its ambitious growth targets. You will play a key role in managing the budgeting and forecasting process for your departments as well as lead on the development of appropriate KPIs. You will have line management responsibility and contribute to the development of a wider network of finance business partners across the University.

Why choose us? 

University of the Arts London is recognised around the world as a leading institution for teaching and research in arts, design, fashion, communication and the performing arts.

You will be part of the successful, growing, department of Academic Enterprise that meets the needs of 70,000 students on short courses as well as FE courses in colleges outside UAL. Academic Enterprise not only integrates and bolsters a wide range of business and client facing work across the University but also develops new products and services for new and existing markets. Its aim is to generate surplus through commercial and non-commercial activities while being firmly rooted in the academic heart of the University.

As an employer of choice the University of the Arts London offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary package of £38,010 – £45,603 dependent on experience
  • 34 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Competitive pension package
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme

Your profile 

You will be a finalist or newly qualified accountant (CIMA, ICAEW, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent) with experience of budgeting, forecasting and internal financial reporting in a large complex organisation, preferably commercial education. You will have experience of business partnering, working with a range of senior budget holders with proven organisational skills. You will have previous managerial experience as well as being a confident communicator, being able to convey complex financial data to non-finance stakeholders. You will have excellent IT skills and be comfortable handling large data sets for analytical purposes. Previous experience of the Agresso finance system would be a distinct advantage.

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