Assistant/Senior Financial Accountants

Posted 9 April by Study Group UK Ltd Easy Apply

Due to recent promotions, we’re currently looking for an Assistant Financial Accountant and Senior Financial Accountant for our Financial Control team, which is based at our offices in central Brighton, a stone’s throw from the train station. If you’re a talented, passionate and energetic part qualified accountant, and you’re interested in working within a complex, global and fast paced business, then you should definitely keep reading!

What will the job actually involve?

As an Assistant Financial Accountant you’ll be responsible for the integrity of the general ledger for our North American business - so management of general ledger entries, reconciliation of partner university payments and receipts, variance analysis, balance sheet reporting, reconciliation and controls, monitoring of systems and processes, and relationship management with FP&A teams across the Group. The North American business is forecasting significant growth over the next few years, and you’ll be developing systems and processes to support the growth - so you’ll have to be up for a challenge!
As well as performing the duties above for our European Higher Education business, the Senior Financial Accountant has ownership for cash flow forecasting across the Group (GBP and Euro), and is responsible for the management and development of the Financial Control team (three Assistant Financial Accountants).

Why should I want the job?

It’s an opportunity to work for Study Group, the 2017 Pathway Company of the Year*. We’re a complex, ever evolving business, and we believe in empowering the people who work for us - so if you have ideas, we want to hear them! These jobs offer plenty of variety, and the chance to get involved in projects as well as doing the "dayjob". And you’ll be working in the thriving heart of a great city.

What skills will I need for the job?

You’ll be a part qualified accountant and you’ll be able to clearly show progression in your career to date. You’ll have experience of preparing financial accounts, and strong Excel and problem solving skills. Ideally, you’ll have worked in a reasonably large, complex business, and have experience of accounting in multiple currencies. But if you don’t have this, but you tick our other boxes, we’d love to hear from you!

About Study Group

Study Group is one of the world’s largest international education and training organisations. Every year over 77,000 students from more than 170 countries choose to study with Study Group. We invest in international students’ futures and enhance their prospects by focusing on the way they learn as well as the qualifications they achieve.

Our ethos is best summed up by the phrase "Students First". The success and well-being of our students is at the heart of everything we do, and it's what drives us to excel.

*Education Investor Awards 2017

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