Deputy College Accountant
Main Purpose of Job:
The Assistant Accountant will perform financial line functions, and occasionally deputise for the College Accountant. There is opportunity to learn about both the financial management of a charity in the HE sector and Charity SORP accounting.
Responsible to:College Accountant (Line Manager)
Responsible for:Accounts Apprentice
Liaison with:Bursar, Accounts staff, budget holders, bank signatories, members of the Senior Common Room (SCR) and external consultants.
Pembroke College has a turnover of £11m and an endowment of £65m. It is a Charity and by Charity standards, it is a large organisation that requires sophisticated and sensitive management.
Main Tasks:· Production of College management accounts, including narrative commentary · Preparation and discussion of monthly reports with budget holders on income/cost variances · Preparation of budgets and in-year forecasts · Costing · Accruals and prepayments · Reconciliation of control accounts . Reconciliation and billing of fees · Supervision of the Accounts Apprentice if applicable · Banking and cash book cover for cashier during busy periods and holidays · Purchase ledger cover during busy periods and holidays . Payroll cover during holidays · Miscellaneous invoicing and internal charges plus debt collection · Maintenance of ledgers and preparation to trial balance for 2 subsidiary companies · VAT returns for subsidiary company · Maintenance of fixed assets registers · Assistance with preparation of Charity SORP accounts ·