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Financial Accountant (Subsidiaries/Capital and Fixed Assets) (2 posts)

University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is excited to invite applications for 2 Financial Accountant vacancies within the Financial Control Department. You will be responsible for reporting the financial performance of the University's subsidiary companies and the monitoring and reporting of Capital and Fixed Assets within the University Group. 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 either;

  1. The reporting of financial performance of the primary University of Nottingham Subsidiary Companies, ranging in size from turnover of £200k up to a turnover of £16m. This includes both the management and financial accounting reporting as well as the production of the Statutory Accounts.
  2. The responsibility of Capital & Fixed Assets within the University, totalling in excess of £1bn as well as overall responsibility of the integrity of the balance sheet.

As the successful candidate, you must thoroughly understand UK GAAP and its application to financial statements, and 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 (36.25hrs/week) opportunity, job share arrangements may be considered for the right candidate.

To apply, please upload your application along with a CV.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Cynthia Walters, tel: 0115 84 15651 or email cynthia.walters1@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/applyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

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