Assistant Financial Services Accountant x2

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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£32,548 to £38,833 per annum
11 Jan 2018
25 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Financial Services Accountant x2

Finance Division 
£32,548 to £38,833 per annum, Ref: 14336
Temporary Contract for 24 months
Based in Milton Keynes

The Open University is one of the UK’s most respected national institutions and the market leader in distance higher education. Since it opened to students in 1971, it has been inspiring learning and creating higher educational opportunities to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential, whatever their previous academic attainments. It has demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and confirmed its enormous reach through its use of open educational resources.

We are looking for two individuals to lead busy accounts teams for a fixed-term period during a system implementation. You will be able to demonstrate your recent, relevant accounting experience across a range of duties and roles.  You will have experience of working in a business with an annual turnover in excess of £100M and either have experience of P2P or Accounts Receivable with multiple invoicing models or complex payment methods.

In addition to relevant finance related experience, supervisory experience is essential as is experience of system and processes change. You will have a sound knowledge of VAT, financial system controls and excellent IT skills, in particular advanced Excel skills as well as excellent motivational and organisational skills.   

You will have good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels, an aptitude for problem solving and a positive and flexible approach to change including the ability to influence others.

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Closing date: 12 Noon 25 January 2018

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