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Senior Financial Accountant

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University of Chichester

£41,526 to £44,045 per annum

Full Time

We are a successful, modern University with clear values and a long history in Higher Education. We offer quality education and an excellent student learning experience in a beautiful region of the South Coast of England.

As a key member of the Finance team, the post holder will provide a technical function within the Finance department in areas of treasury, financial accounting, financial controls and taxation, in order to meet reporting deadlines, the most significant being the Annual Report and Financial Statements. You will ensure a robust and professional finance function, including the identification, efficiency review and documentation of processes.

Using excellent interpersonal skills, the Financial Accountant will liaise and build strong relationships with internal stakeholders including members of the Vice-Chancellor’s Group, Finance Department, external stakeholders and auditors.

You will be a qualified accountant (CCAB or equivalent) with at least five years post qualification experience.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Heather Sena, Head of Financial Services, via email at

This position requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, which will be undertaken by the University on appointment.

The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.