|Salary:||From £43,531 per annum inclusive of London Weighting|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||13th April 2023|
Are you an experienced Tax and Compliance Accountant? Are you looking for a fresh challenge in an environment that’s open, vibrant and welcomes new ideas? Then join the University of East London as Financial Accountant – Tax & Compliance and contribute to the development and implementation of the University aims and objectives.
It’s a particularly exciting time here at the University as, under our 10-year strategy, Vision 2028, we’re committed to providing students with the skills necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world. Our Finance teams play their part by delivering a comprehensive range of financial services to the University to cover all aspects of financial compliance plus proactive financial support to Schools, Services, staff, and students thereby ensuring value for money is achieved.
In this newly created role, you will provide support to the Head of Financial Accounts and will be responsible for adherence to the University’s tax strategy, ensuring a robust compliance and reporting framework is maintained for direct and indirect taxes, and any tax risks or opportunities are identified on a timely basis - either working directly on issues or providing support to colleagues.
In addition to a professional accounting qualification (ideally CCAB) or at the final stage towards it, or a professional tax qualification, you will have substantial experience in taxes involving complex organisations, preferably within the higher education sector.
Computer literacy is very important too, while familiarity with Unit4 Agresso accounting software would be an advantage. You are someone who communicates confidently and clearly with a wide range of people, comfortable producing reports, interpreting financial data for audiences without a finance background. Crucially, you are great at prioritising your own workload and that of others while meeting deadlines, have excellent analytical skills and a logical and structured approach to completing tasks and solving problems.
At the University of East London, we aim to attract and retain the best possible staff and offer a working environment at the heart of a dynamic region with excellent transport links. You can look forward to a warm, sincere welcome and mobility in an institution led with passion, visibility, and purpose.
The university offers a range of exceptional benefits, including a 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 after 5 years plus bank holidays and customary closure days, pension, flexible working opportunities, an onside nursery, reduced rates for Sports Dock gym membership, cycle to work scheme, learning and development opportunities, plus many more: Benefits at UEL - Jobs at UEL.
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To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail email@example.com
CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.
At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.
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