Fixed term contract
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We are ranked in the world's top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical, and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.
About the Role:
Financial Services provides a challenging and interesting environment for self-motivated individuals seeking to further their careers in finance. As reflects ARU as an institution this is an environment that rewards innovative solutions and promotes learning and development, technically and personally. We are constantly seeking ways to improve our services. As our new Senior Assistant Financial Accountant, you will play an integral role in monitoring the efficiency and effectiveness of the financial controls of ARU and the day- to-day operations Financial Accounts team.
Working as part of a customer focused team, you will be involved in preparation of interim and annual accounts of subsidiary and associated companies and assist with the preparation of ARU's financial accounts. You will be involved with all ARU payment systems, both making payments and development of systems.
You will have a degree and appropriate level of experience or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification eg Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CIMA, or ACA) ideally at a finalist level, and has previous experience in similar financial accounting role(s) preferably with knowledge of different payment methods and use of ERP system(s). You will have a good understanding of the practical application of financial accounting techniques, be IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and have good interpersonal and analytical skills.
Find out more about working with us.
We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.
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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.