Greater London
£55,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Allen Lane are pleased to be partnering with a London University on the recruitment of a permanent Financial Returns Manager.  This key role will report the Head of Finance and Analysis and be responsible for proving financial return to the Universities external bodies.

The University operates a highly regulated environment so it is paramount that the University maintain and regulate revenue, which can be influenced by external factors now and in the future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as a key point of contact for externally and internally for finance lead returns.
  • Production of statutory returns with a  focus on course costings and budgets
  • Taking the lead and ownership of all finance driven University returns including TRAC, TRAC-T, VAT exemption, AFR, HE-BCI and HEIF.
  • Documenting the end to end process for the returns, provide meaningful insights to aid decision making
  • Presenting the outcomes of the returns to the senior leadership team, with insights on the key drivers and the wider impact to the university in regards to external funding
  • Working with colleagues across the university to optimise funding and University rankings
  • Providing advice to colleagues around financial returns and presenting information to senior leaders  

The Ideal candidate:

  • A qualified Accountant
  • Previous experience in a similar role in the Higher education sector is highly desirable
  • Extensive experience in a finance business Partnering, Planning and Analysis
  • Experience of statutory returns in an Higher education or regulated industry is highly desirable




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Posted on: 07 September 2021
Closed date: 07 October 2021
Job ref: SW070921
Tags: Finance