Closing date: 6 August 2021
Job Type: Paid
Location: London WC1H (currently home based)
The ACU provides administrative / secretarial service in running three scholarship programmes funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and runs one self-funded programme. The Finance Manager role is pivotal in managing the ACU’s relationship with the FCDO and respective Commissions in presenting and interpreting financial information and analysis relating to the programmes. The role will provide strategic and operational information on scholarship programmes both within the ACU, the Commissions and the FCDO.
The post holder will forecast expenditure and ensure cash is requested and received in a timely manner and report income, expenditure and cash flows. They will interpret financial information so that ACU, Commissions and FCDO understand scheme performance and risks.
This is a Business Partnering role that requires close working with colleagues in the four scholarship teams and colleagues in the Finance team. The role will be supported by a Senior Finance Officer.
The ACU is an international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education.
We believe that international collaboration is central to this ambition. By bringing universities together from around the world – and crucially the people who study and work within them - we help to advance knowledge, promote understanding, broaden minds, and improve lives.
We champion higher education as a cornerstone of stronger societies, supporting our members, partners, and stakeholders as they adapt to a changing world.
Key responsibilities include:
Some of the skills you need to be able to demonstrate include:
Our benefits include 31 days holiday per year (including 4 Christmas closure days) plus bank holidays, competitive pension scheme (10% employer contribution plus 5% employee contribution), season ticket loan and excellent support for learning and development through a range of educational and networking activities.
At the ACU, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of gender, race, religion, marital status, disability, age, and sexual orientation.
As Finance Manager, you will be employed by ACU Trading Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary.
How to apply
Closing date: 6th August 2021 12pm
Interview date: TBC
For further information and details of how to apply please visit our website.
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