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Senior Accountant

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Working Hours:
Full Time
Up to £37,223 per annum depending on qualifications and expertise
Closing Date
06 September 2019

The Finance Department is looking for a motivated and proactive individual to fill the role of Senior Accountant.

You will take responsibility for tasks and projects across the range of Financial Functions as directed by Management. The successful candidate will need to use sound judgment, knowledge and understanding to apply financial and accounting principles to achieve the required outcomes in the absence of specific procedures.

Your duties will include preparing monthly accounts, processing the balance sheet reconciliation and liaising with budget holders on a regular basis.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding of how the Finance Functions operate, along with a thorough understanding of rationale behind key financial controls.

You will need to be able to manage tasks and projects carried out by more junior members of the Finance Directorate as required. 

You will have to communicate and cooperate effectively with other members of the Finance Directorate, working at all times to deliver departmental priorities as notified by the Director of Finance.

In this role you will demonstrate a knowledge of the College’s Strategic Objectives and understand how this position, and the wider team, can contribute to their achievement.

This will be a full time, permanent position and will be based at our Watford campus.

The closing date for applications is Friday 6 September 2019.

The successful candidate will join the Finance Department, reporting to Nidha Patel.

To apply for this role, please click here.

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