Business Accountant Uk Sponsorship Available

June 14, 2024
£48.9 - £61.1 / year

Job Description




The University of Derby is a challenging, intriguing, and ever-changing environment to learn, as well as an extremely rewarding place to work.

Our educational atmosphere is exceptional, and because we specialise in discovering and developing individual potential, you can be confident that you will receive all of the support and encouragement you require to achieve a meaningful career with numerous prospects for advancement.

Our combined higher and further education offering spans campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield, and we have some of the greatest university facilities in the UK, having invested more than £200 million in facilities over the previous decade.

We produce excellent results in our teaching and research, and with over 34,000 students choosing to study with us each year, we rely on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services professionals.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious, we provide our employees with a family-friendly, satisfying profession with several prospects for advancement.

About the role

The University seeks to hire an outstanding trained accountant to join its Financial Accounting team. Reporting to the Head of Financial Accounting, Treasury, and Tax, you will play an important role in ensuring the University’s financial compliance across a variety of tasks such as treasury, taxation, and auditing. You will be able to effectively assess risk and opportunities while also providing financial information, guidance, and counsel to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Experience in higher education is very desirable.

The position will necessitate a proactive attitude to work as well as demonstrable interpersonal skills in order for the incumbent to establish strong and successful working connections with external stakeholders and colleagues at all levels, including senior managers.

For more information and informal inquiries about the post, please contact Rosie Smith, Head of Financial Accounting, Treasury, and Tax at

For questions about your application and sponsorship eligibility, please contact the recruitment staff at

This role is eligible for sponsorship by the University; however, your individual circumstances must meet the UKVI criteria, which include meeting the English Language requirement and earning the highest of either the going rate for the SOC code or the minimum salary threshold for the Skilled Worker route (£38,700 per year).

If the role is eligible but the offered wage is less than the market rate for the role, you may still be able to apply for a Skilled Worker visa.

Your position is on the Immigration Skills List.
You must be under 26 years old, a recent graduate, or in professional training. Additionally, a PhD level certification relevant to your career is required.
You hold a postdoctoral position in science or higher education.
Please keep in mind that the University cannot confirm your eligibility for sponsorship until you have received an offer and your unique circumstances have been reviewed.

For additional information, read Applying from Overseas: How to Apply for a Job at the University of Derby – University of Derby.

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