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Senior Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Birmingham , West Midlands
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Management Accountancy
  • External Reference

Senior Accounts Manager
6 months (possibility of becoming permanent)
Negotiable rates
West Midlands

The organisation
A top university in the UK are looking for an experienced Senior Accounts Manager to join their vibrant and expanding finance team. You will be part of one of the UK's leading research universities, helping extensively with grants funding. This is an opportunity to hone your accounting skills and make a real impact.
Due to growth of the university, you will support the production of key management information and co-ordinate systems to ensure accurate and auditable finances. You will be responsible for planning, controlling and administering a varied portfolio of tasks with the ability to work efficiently and precisely under pressure.

The role
You will play an important role in research grants and contracts, budgeting and forecasting, doctorate accounting and departmental accounting. Some of your responsibilities will include:
*To administer the portfolio of research project budgets and forecasts.
*To highlight and take action to avoid potential problems and loss of income to the department.
*To assist with the preparation of costings for new activity and to reconcile income and prepare quarter end reserves.
*To manage the doctorate accounts, establish budgets, reconcile costs and income and ensure up-to-date student data is available.
*To prepare financial reports to be used as management information e.g. University quarterly accounts and the annual five year plan.

It is essential that you..
*Have an Accounting Technician qualification (or equivalent).
*Have excellent numerical skills and the ability to do calculations, manipulate and present financial data.
*Have worked in the Higher Education sector or Not-For-Profit sector.
*Have experience and knowledge of grant funding.
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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