Financial Accountant Visa Sponsorship Uk

June 8, 2024
£42.6 - £53.6 / year

Job Description




Financial Accountant

12-month fixed-term contract – maternity coverage

37 hours per week – full-time

Pittville Campus, Cheltenham

About the Team.

The Financial Control and Operational Management team is in charge of financial and treasury management, statutory reporting, tax, grants, payroll and pensions, and financial operations. They are critical to ensuring that all financial administration and processing is carried out in a regulated and efficient manner, as well as providing transparent and concise policies and procedures to support the university’s statutory and regulatory compliance needs.

About the Role

We are currently recruiting an experienced Financial Accountant to join us on a 12-month fixed-term contract.

You will be in charge of all activities relating to the University’s financial accounts, the preparation of statutory returns, and the accounting and reporting of endowments and capital donations. You will also serve as the primary point of contact for any key business developments, providing extensive guidance on technical accounting information to assist with business modelling.

Working closely with the Financial Controller, you will assist with treasury management activities such as forecasting and strategic planning to find new long-term investment possibilities.

You will lead and develop a newly formed financial accounts team. Using your skills and experience, help them improve technical understanding so that they can aid the university with a variety of financial responsibilities, as well as support the Grants Assistant with grant monitoring and reporting.

We are looking for someone who is CCAB qualified, has experience creating consolidated financial statements, and has a proven track record of driving business changes and improvements.

Closing date: June 25, 2024.

Interview date: July 3rd, 2024

To minimise disappointment, please apply early; if we locate a good individual, we will close the advertisement.

For additional information on our benefits and working for the University, please visit here

How to apply?

To apply, click the “APPLY” button at the bottom of this page. You will be requested to submit a CV and a supporting statement demonstrating how you satisfy the key criteria. CVs alone will not be evaluated.

The University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we encourage applications from underrepresented groups. We are happy to be a Disability Confident Leader, ensuring an interview to everyone who fits the Equality Act 2010’s definition of disability and the fundamental criteria outlined in the person specification.

While this position is eligible for sponsorship through the Skilled Worker Route, we urge that you check your eligibility before applying for it. For further information, visit