Finance Co-ordinator

Ann Pettengell Ltd
07 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ann Pettengell are currently looking for a Full Time, Finance Co-ordinator to cover a maternity contract for approximately 12 months.

As Finance Co-ordinator, you will provide high level advice to support the planning, implementation and management of finances to ensure objectives comply with financial regulations.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Providing account management services, Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts. Develop and adapt Departmental financial policies and procedures, ensure local procedures comply with the financial procedures and financial regulations, make changes to internal workflows and practices in collaboration with others.
Prepare annual financial submissions. Set pay and non-pay budgets, monitor income and expenditure against targets and forecast future financial needs, implement cost savings and maximise income, identify funds for new needs and devise ways of generating income, implement and manage all financial systems, procedures and new initiatives.
Analyse financial data provided by departmental financial systems. Provide budgetary and planning advice to senior management, prepare papers and reports on departmental finance matters. Attend committee and heads of department meetings to provide advice on finance related matters, attend finance user group meetings.
Management of research grants. Arrange grant funding based on sponsor’s terms and conditions, monitor grants and advise on shortfalls in funding due to exchange rate differences or over-spends, interpret grant reports and provide salary costings in respect to contract renewals, verify the integrity of research grants data and reconcile the general ledger, draft grant project proposals.
Monitor and check integrity of data on the financial system, review monthly financial summaries, reconcile accounts and take corrective action where required.
Instruct departmental staff on financial procedures e.g. purchasing and procurement, VAT, income, expenses etc. Prepare for and meet with auditors for internal and external audits of the department’s accounting process, advise the director of the findings.
Keep a rolling income/expenditure plan as income increases and estimated expenditure becomes known, negotiate and reclaim recharges from external parties, determine whether expenditure complies with financial regulations and accounting procedures.
Oversee the processing and preparation of invoices, banking, payroll returns, by the financial administrators, act as the invoice manager/approver, fixed assets administrator etc. under the University Finance system, be able to place orders on own initiative.

To be considered for this interesting and varied Finance Co-ordinator role, you will need the following skills and experience:

Degree level education or level 6 vocational qualification
Financial/Accounting Qualification
Experience using Oracle Financials or similar accounting software as well as excellent IT skills
Project Management skills
Advanced knowledge of Accounting Theory and Principles
Strong organisational and communication skills

If you have experience in a Finance Co-ordinator or finance management role and expertise in financial practice, then we would be keen to hear from you

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