Title University Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA.
Salary 30-36K
Location Cornwall Devon
Job Information

University Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA;

Cornwall /Devon;


To support the Manager, Treasurer and Committee of the University Association with financial management of the organisation.


Financial planning, strategy and controls.

• To manage the Finance function.

• To be responsible for the financial planning, monitoring, reporting and the development of policies, systems and processes across the organisation.

• To work with the Treasurer and Manager to produce the annual budget for approval by Committee board approval.

• To attend Committee meetings & make presentations to the Committee.

• Complying with financial policies and procedures.

• Improve and progress financial processes, controls to progress the overall financial reporting environment;

Financial monitoring and reporting

• Reporting and accounting to meet legal requirements;

Financial monitoring and reporting

• Reporting and accounting to meet legal requirements including taxation, annual report and accounts and liaising with auditor and managing the audit process.

• Maintaining the organisation’s ‘cloud’ accounting software, including maintaining the sales and purchase ledgers, entering cash transactions, entering month end and year end journals, maintaining customer and supplier records, maintaining all necessary reconciliations and that unusual items and variances are investigated.

• Preparation of accurate and timely financial information and monitoring of monthly results and reports, including comparison against budget and prior months, to provide accurate information on financial performance for the Treasurer and Committee to enable effective strategic decision making.

• Working with the bookkeeper to complete the reconciliation of the organisation’s bank accounts

• Ensuring appropriate authorisation, timing and despatch of payments (electronic and


• Filing of all accounting documentation to create audit trail.

Equality & Diversity

For further details, please contact Jonny Scott-Slater or Ashley Armstrong;

Telephone 01872 274227;

Email – cornishexecutive@aol.com

Confidentiality is always assured.