Posted 20 May by REED
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Organisation Description

My client are a private global research university based in Central London who are seeking a Finance Manager to join their busy Operations team. 

The role would suit a Finance Manager who is looking for an exciting change/challenge or a management accountant who is looking for that next step in their career. 

You will be responsbile for all bookkeeping and accounts preperation for the University and will work closely with their Head office who are based in the USA.

Job Description

Main roles & Responsibilities

Contribute to preparation of annual budget based on multi-year cost tracking and analysis.

Forecast and track costs across all three budgets, i.e. Operating, Program, and Course-Related.

Delegate and oversee areas of budget and cost-tracking to relevant staff members.

Advise all staff for areas of the budget, on expenditures and cost-tracking.

Perform weekly, monthly and annual accounting functions.

Oversee all banking functions for the program.

Oversee HR Manager in processing of payroll records through outsourced company (Moorepay) and reviewing payslip analysis.

Liaise with auditors regarding various tax and reporting-related issues.

Attend Charity board meetings and answer questions especially in relation to annual accounts.

Advise the Director and Trustees on all financial and accounting issues.

Oversee and manage all donations made to the Charity.

Track and record gift aid donations.

Participate in Operations Office meetings.

Managegement of an assistant with transactional accounting duties


Person Specification

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced finance professional who can undertake all aspects of management accounting. 

A background within education finance would be highly desireable

You must have strong MS Excel skills 

You will be comfortable with a having sole responsibility for the finance operation

You will be happy to carry out adhoc duties that contribute to the sucessful running of the Business. 

If you feel you have the relevant experience for this role and are interested in the opportunity, please apply online today or send your CV to


Reference: 38017658

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