Financial Accountant

Posted 9 April by University of Suffolk


Financial Accountant

£29,799 - £33,518

37 hpw.

Maternity cover.

Based at the Ipswich Campus.

The University of Suffolk is seeking an experienced and self-motivated fully qualified Financial Accountant to provide management support in all aspects of financial accounting.

The role will report to the Head of Financial Operations, and you will be responsible for the day-to-day line management of three staff within the Finance Team.

Work areas include management of the university's accounts receivable function including credit control, student bursary administration, administration of the finance system, and assistance with the preparation of annual financial statements and other statutory and regulatory returns.

The role includes a student-facing element and so the customer service level provided by the team is of high importance.

You will need to possess knowledge of a financial accounting function and be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills. You must also be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, and have strong organisational skills with a proven track-record of meeting deadlines. A good understanding of the higher education environment would be an advantage.

Closing date: 22 April 2018.

Interview date: 30 April 2018 / 1 May 2018.

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. As a Top 30 Employer for Working Families 2016 and 2017 we consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Reference: 34861817

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