Finance Manager (Business Partnering)

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Accountancy
  • Location
    Coventry, West Midlands
  • Salary
    45000 £ - 50000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Finance Manager (Business Partnering)
Departmental Services Team
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Full Time, Permanent

The University of Warwick is one of the UK's great success stories. In just over fifty years since being founded we've become one of the country's best universities, consistently in the top 10 of UK league tables, with an ambition to be one of the world's exceptional universities by 2030.

With a reputation for entrepreneurial spirit and a group turnover in excess of £600m, the University offers exciting career opportunities for ambitious accountants.

Warwick is a member of the Russell Group of research intensive Universities, and our teaching is research-led.

Job Description:
*To provide accurate and timely management information as part of the Departmental Services Team to senior University management, Chairs of academic departments and Heads of administrative departments, and for inclusion in reports to external government bodies, in order to aid planning, control and decision-making, especially in the deployment of University resources.
*To be responsible for the preparation of financial information for academic and administrative departments, including financial accounts if applicable, management accounts, reports to committees, budgets, five-year plans, cash flow forecasts and project assessments.
*To assist in the preparation and review of the University group's management and statutory accounts and five-year plans.
*To provide financial advice and information to Heads of Departments, other academic members of staff and managers of a wide variety of departments.
*To offer constructive criticism, advice and counsel on a variety of financial matters, including possibly pricing policy, market analysis, business risks and performance indicators.
*To service subsidiary company Boards or University committees, including the preparation of papers on issues requiring decisions.

Ideal Candidate:
*We are looking for an ambitious and pro-active individual, possessing a recognised professional accountancy qualification and a good honours degree.
*You will have significant experience within a finance function or within practice and possess a sound knowledge of accounting standards and good overall technical awareness.
*Knowledge of VAT and Corporation Tax
*Commercial mind-set with the ability to challenge on a business model.
*Ability to scrutinise on data and communicate the information to stakeholders.

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