|Salary:||£40,927 to £50,296|
|Placed On:||18th November 2021|
|Closes:||7th December 2021|
The University of Nottingham is excited to invite applications for the role of Financial Accountant – Capital and Fixed Assets within the Financial Control Department. You will be responsible for maintaining the university’s fixed asset register, including maintaining the integrity of accounting for capital funding. Working in the Corporate Finance team you will act to create, maintain and improve financial systems and processes within the University and provide advice on technical accounting matters.
Your role will include preparing and co-ordinating statutory and management information for the University group concerning your fixed assets and balance sheet portfolio, this will include monthly financial information, periodic forecasts, plans/budgets and notes to the Group financial statements. And as such, you will need to be experienced in preparing such information for large/complex organisations under UK GAAP.
You will also demonstrate excellent time management, both of yourself and others as you will be working to appropriate reporting deadlines set by colleagues in the Corporate Finance team and co-ordinating the completion of activities to ensure that the University financial information is presented on a timely basis both to internal and external stakeholders.
As the successful candidate, you must thoroughly understand UK GAAP and its application, to the balance sheet and fixed assets in particular, and will be able to communicate effectively to key stakeholders at all levels. You will have an in-depth knowledge of the principles of financial management, theory and best practice, along with an understanding of the UK higher education funding environment and opportunities. Experience of accounting in a large complex organisation, application of financial/business processes and controls, along with an understanding of the importance, operation and interaction of financial systems and controls processes is essential.
The University of Nottingham is a member of the Russell Group and is one of the top Universities in the UK. It has a turnover in excess of £700m, with Fixed assets well in excess of £1bn and operates across 4 campuses in Nottingham as well as internationally in China and Malaysia. At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.
You will be CCAB qualified (or equivalent) or have experience in a similar or relevant role. This is a full-time (36.25 hours) post, fixed term for 19.5 months. Job share arrangements would be considered.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Kerry Williamson, email@example.com. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
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