A knowledgeable and team focused financial professional, you will support the Treasury Accountant in the delivery of treasury services relating to cash management, investments and cashiering. You will have an HND or equivalent in Accounting and/or relevant accounting experience.
It is essential that you have experience of banking operations, considerable experience of cashiering and ledger accounting, experience of preparing short term cash flow forecasts, good computer literacy with evidence of advanced use of Microsoft Excel and a confident professional approach, respecting the confidential nature of data. It would also be useful if you have experience of dealing with endowment funds in a HE environment and experience of investment management.
Salary on first appointment is normally to the bottom of the scale, although in exceptional circumstances an appointment further up the scale may be considered
Closing date:27 June 2017 Interviews: 11/12 July 2017Job Description
RESPONSIBLE TO: Treasury Accountant
PURPOSE OF THE POST: To support the delivery of treasury services relating to cash management, investments and cashiering.
MAIN DUTIES:Assisting with the management of the University bank balances. Updating three year rolling cash flow forecasts on a monthly basis. Assisting with the evaluation of investments and borrowing options. Reconciliation of investment balances used in accounts to external fund management reports. Managing the University endowment and prize funds including the preparation of budgets, management accounts information and year end statutory accounts notes and schedules. Assisting with the preparation of management and other reports on treasury function and activities. Assisting with on-going procurement and management of the banking and ancillary financial services provided to the University by third parties. Provision of support for cashiering services, including holiday and other cover as required. Investigation of queries from students and departments, providing guidance on treasury issues and correction of posting errors. Assisting with the maintenance, analysis and development of the University's online payment facilities. Investigation of differences following bank reconciliation process and correction of mis-posted items. Assisting Treasury Accountant with the tuition fee setting process, monthly monitoring and tuition fee forecast. Any other duties as required. Person Specification
Qualifications and Professional Memberships
Knowledge & ExperienceExperience of banking operations Considerable experience of cashiering and ledger accounting Experience of preparing short term cash flow forecasts Good computer literacy with evidence of advanced use of Microsoft Excel Confident professional approach, respecting the confidential nature of data Desirable
DESIREABLE REQUIREMENTSExperience of dealing with endowment funds in a HE environment Experience of investment management Behaviours
BEHAVIOUR 1: Communication Ability to receive, understand and convey both straightforward information, and information requiring careful explanation, in a clear and accurate manner
BEHAVIOUR 2: Service Delivery Experience of giving customers a positive and satisfactory service, by providing accurate and up to date knowledge of services available in own and related areas of work
BEHAVIOUR 3: Initiative and Problem Solving Experience of using initiative and creativity to resolve problems, identifying practical and suitable solutions
BEHAVIOUR 4: Analysis and Research Experience of identifying and using a range of sources to produces reports that combine different types of data
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk
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