Financial Accountant

Robertson Bell Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a truly fantastic opportunity. Our client a growing, commercially minded University based in South West London, are looking to recruit a Financial Accountant. This is an exciting time to be joining the University as they are about to embark on a period of growth.

The Financial Accountant will manage, lead and grow a small team of Finance Officers. You will be responsible for leading on the groups statutory accounts, completion of the groups VAT returns, take responsibility for ensuring that reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts for all entities are prepared and checked and you will support the Finance Director with the following; reporting, policies and processes, reconciliations and training to the wider finance team.

The successful candidate will be: fully qualified accountant with a proven track record of producing statutory accounts and working effectively and delivering to tight deadlines. Staff management experience is beneficial, as is having a broad technical exposure. Candidates from a practice background or those who have operated in the Education sector will be best suited for this role, however those from the commercial sector will still be considered. One of the key points of this opportunity, unlike some others, is the benefits on offer; a strong work- life balance, you will not work more than the standard amount of hours on a regular basis and you will have an excellent working environment. The University also has a notable international presence, truly offering a CV enhancing opportunity.
Please note, this is an urgent requirement and is likely to be filled long before the closing date, so do not hesitate in applying.