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Financial Accountant

Finance

Salary:   £26,715 to £32,817
Closing Date:   Friday 05 June 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  PERM-405-2020-B

Bishop Grosseteste University is based in the historic uphill area of the city, just a ten minutes’ walk away from the castle and cathedral and a range of other cultural and historical attractions. BGU has been awarded a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework Award for its teaching and learning and the unique and positive experience we offer our students is well recognised and evidenced through such key achievements. This is an exciting time of expansion and growth for the institution and BGU will be able to provide you with the opportunity to develop your career and contribute to our ongoing success.

Bishop Grosseteste University is looking to appoint a Financial Accountant to join its Finance department. Working in the Finance team you will act to create, maintain and improve financial systems and processes and provide advice on accounting matters.  You will take responsibility in managing the overall statutory audit engagements, monitoring and reporting of capital expenditure, and overseeing the provision of financial accounting service to the University and its Subsidiary Company. You will be at least educated to AAT level, have experience in financial accounting, and financial statement production, managing audits, and excellent IT and communication skills. 

BGU offers a generous employee benefits package including:

  • 25 days holiday for Grades 1-6
  • 35 days holiday for Grades 7+
  • Plus 3 additional discretionary days annual leave over the Christmas period
  • Various pension scheme options including a Local Government Pension Scheme offering up to a 19.5% Employer Contribution, a Teachers Pension scheme offering up to 23.68% Employer Contribution, and also a 10% non-contributory pension for members of staff that do not wish to pay into a scheme.
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including free online GP services and face to face counselling sessions
  • We also offer various free perks and discounted vouchers through Perkbox e.g. a monthly free cinema ticket, a free coffee every week, a Birthday Box delivered straight to your work or home, Free Eyecare Vouchers, a Cycle to Work Scheme, plus many discounts at various high street shops and online brands.

Informal enquiries about this post may be made to Jill Stubley, Head of Finance. Email: jill.stubley@bishopg.ac.uk

Due to the current global epidemiological situation and the emergency measures introduced, the interview will take place via Microsoft Teams.

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Bishop Grosseteste University values people and promotes equal opportunities.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.



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