Our client a busy Further Education College in Surrey are currently looking for a Management Accountant to join their team!
The Department: The Finance Department is responsible for the accounting of 8 statutory entities within the group, as well as some standalone entities. In addition to accounting, finance is also responsible for company secretarial duties, contracts and insurance. The statutory entity that provides education services, is registered with the Office for Students, for which there are specific regulatory reporting requirements. The finance team work closely with the business to ensure full understanding of the ever-changing landscape to enable relevant and reliable forecasting and scenario modelling to support business decision making. The Finance team is comprised of 3 qualified accountants and 5 finance clerks. Given the size of the department and the diverse nature of the group the work will be very hands-on and varied.
Preparation of year end statutory accounts for all entities.
Preparation of year end audit schedules and liaison with the auditors.
Preparation of VAT returns (including partial exemption calculations).
Accounting and monitoring of grant expenditure.
Review of corporation tax computations. Month end accounting and reporting across the group.
Supporting the budgeting and forecasting process.
Development and documentation of internal financial controls, systems and processes.
Support the Head of Finance and Group FC with ad hoc tasks as required.
Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
Strong technical and analytical accounting skills.
Self-motivated with an eye for detail and the ability to prioritize workload effectively.
Ability to produce accurate work and consistently deliver to reporting deadlines.
Ability to quickly build relationships with internal and external contracts at all levels with confidence.
Motivated by a changing, growing environment.
33 days holiday (Inc Bank holidays)
If you are an Accountant and you feel you meet the criteria, please forward us your most up to date CV by clicking 'ApplyNow'. If you have any questions, then don't hesitate to contact your local Further Education branch, we would love to speak to you and help you figure out the next step in your career.
Salary: Up to £48,000pa
Hours/days: Monday - Friday (Hybrid)
Contract: Temp to Perm