Job DescriptionRobertson Bell Finance are working alongside a prestigious educational institute based in Birmingham to recruit a Financial Accountant. This is a temporary position that gives an individual the opportunity to join the organisation at a significant time as they go through a program of transformation.
Reporting in to the Financial Controller, the Financial Accountant be responsible for a wide range of duties including; managing of a small team within the finance team; you will have ownership of preparing internal financial reports; be responsible for month end accounting ensuring the process has been reviewed and completed within agreed deadlines; preparing the statutory annual accounts for the organisation and its subsidiaries, also ensuring cash flow statements, forecasting and VAT reports for the educational institute are prepared accordingly.
The successful candidate will need to be a fully qualified accountant with a strong financial accounting background and good interpersonal skills, you will need to have an excellent understanding of accountancy standards as well as previous experience in managing a Financial Accounting function. The desired candidate must have worked within an academy, a college or a university as this is an extremely important role for the organisation.