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  • £37,471.00 to £46,000.00 per annum
  • Derby, UK
  • 3 days ago

Role: Senior Finance Accountant

Finance

Location: 

Kedleston Road

Salary: 

£37,471 to £46,000 per annum

Closing Date: 

Monday 23 December 2019

Contract Type: 

Permanent

Post Type: 

Full Time

Reference: 

0485-19-R2

Responsible To: 

Head of Financial Accounting

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the Role

As a Senior Financial Accountant you will manage and maintain the operation of the financial accounting function, including treasury and taxation, as part of the Financial Accounting team. You will assist in the delivery of an effective and compliant service to support the Head of Financial Accounting and Appraisal. You will manage the team in the absence of the Head of Accounting in cascading key messages and implementing changes to processes.

You will play a key part in helping the Finance Department achieve its mission statement of ‘being a leading edge service provider, helping the organisation achieve its goals by providing quality advice on financial matters and implementing necessary financial strategies’.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

 

  • £21,500.00 annum
  • Derby, UK
  • 6 days ago

Role: Starbucks Store Manager  

Location: Chellaston, DE24 8NG

Hours: Full time

Salary: £21,500 per annum

 

Who are Euro Garages?

If you haven’t already heard of us or visited one of our amazing stores, then here’s what you need to know about us… We are one of the UK’s fastest growing and most recognised forecourt operators and we are partnered with all of your well known favourite brands including Starbucks, KFC, Greggs, Subway and Burger King!

Our employees are at the heart of what we do and we owe our success to our fantastic teams, that’s why we need passionate, motivated and customer focused people like you to join our EG family! Put it this way, we started out with one petrol station in 2001 and have since acquired over 360 UK sites and now have a huge presence across Europe, US, Italy, Germany and Australia… so the progression opportunities are endless!

What will my role look like?

Our Starbucks stores have become a beacon for coffee lovers everywhere  and our baristas are the reason our customers can count on a genuine service, an inviting atmosphere and a superb cup of expertly roasted and richly brewed coffee every time. Every day you can work towards achieving two things: sharing great coffee with our friends and help make communities a little better…get to know us and you’ll see, we are so much more than what we brew!

As a Starbucks Store Manager you have the opportunity to be successful and set the goals and standards that you want your team to work towards. You will become an expert in coffee and will be responsible for the smooth operation of your vibrant, modern store – you really get to utilize your leadership and motivational skills and guide your team to success!

It takes commitment, hard work and dedication to be a successful Starbucks Manager but don’t be fooled, this doesn’t mean you can’t have fun and enjoy the benefits and rewards that this role brings. You are in charge of all aspects of the store including motivating, coaching and training your team, meeting sales and profitability targets, banking and finance duties, stock take and deliveries, ensuring your store has a great atmosphere and serving our amazing customers. 

Let’s not forget the progression opportunities! You will be considered for any area management / senior roles that arise! If you have great leadership skills, want to progress within a successful business, have flexible working hours and want to feel like part of a family and have fun then this role is perfect for you!

 

What would my main responsibilities be?

•              Coach, mentor and motivate the team to achieve amazing results and delegate tasks 

•              Look to drive sales and meet targets

•              Recruit new colleagues and ensure they are made to feel welcome and trained to the highest standards

•              Ensure you and your team provide a fantastic customer service experience

•              Be happy, friendly, smile and have fun

•              Prepare and serve our popular truly loved products

•              Ensure that our stores look presentable and vibrant

•              Complete administration, stock take and banking /  finance duties

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Derby, UK
  • 4 weeks ago

Role: Director of Finance

Reporting to Vice Chancellor

 

The Director of Finance role is one of corporate financial leadership to ensure future financial sustainability of the University. The Director of Finance is therefore responsible for developing and implementing future-focused financial strategies and ensuring sound financial management and governance across the University.

A key aspect of the role will be to provide proactive, insightful financial advice to the Vice-Chancellor (VC) and other relevant internal stakeholders; playing a critical role in developing and implementing strategies for financial planning, budgeting, monitoring and analysis. To provide expertise and critical support around University commercial activities which seek to generate third stream income.

As a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive (VCE) team, the Director of Finance will bring demonstrable leadership success at a senior executive level. Significant scale of strategic and operational management experience, plus a broad financial and commercial skill set are essential, and will be required to report to relevant internal and external governance committees. The Director of Finance will develop the capacity to thrive in a professional services role within an academic community. They will also provide key internal governance and audit liaison with relevant University committees

Principle Accountabilities

1. Provide strategic leadership for the finance directorate and lead on embedding a ‘centre of excellence’ model across the department. Engage with key stakeholders, lead the development and delivery of the University’s short / medium / long term financial operating strategy to support the University’s broader strategic aims and ensure its financial sustainability. 2. From a position of deep understanding of the economics and business drivers associated with the University’s position in the FE and HE sectors, contribute to the identification of creative ways to enhance the University’s financial performance and maximise the value generated from its resources.

3. Provide insight and actionable recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor to ensure that the University’s annual spending is appropriately managed and that robust controls are operated effectively to support the successful delivery of the University’s priorities.

4. Be responsible for ensuring that the University meets its statutory and regulatory financial requirements and compliance for both Further Education and Higher Education; ensuring that the highest standards of financial stewardship and governance are met, supported by robust and well communicated finance procedures and regulations.

5. Work pro-actively and collaboratively with other teams across the University, ensuring that a financial perspective is embedded in business cases and throughout the business planning and modelling process.

6. Ensure that effective, high quality financial reporting, management information systems and KPIs are developed and enhanced to support key stakeholders in fulfilling their responsibilities; further to support the effective data collection and analysis required for external statutory and funding agencies.

7. Oversee the production of high-quality, accurate and timely Financial and Management Accounts for the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. Identify, manage and mitigate high-level financial risks, ensuring that these are highlighted to VCE and addressed within the risk register.

8. Provide strategic planning and guidance in line with regulatory frameworks to ensure clear investment strategies and option analysis as part of the University’s annual planning and budgeting process

9. Be responsible for relevant internal and external audit liaison with the relevant University committee (i.e. Strategy, Finance and Planning Committee and Audit and Risk Committee) and ensure implementation of relevant recommendations and actions.

10. Oversight of statutory financial reporting; Annual Financial Statements and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) returns.

11. Play an influential role in the finance agenda within the HE sector; including contributing to positive relationships with national HE bodies (Office for Students, Higher Education Statistics Agency, enterprise bodies, British Universities Finance Directors Group etc.)

12. Provide the financial lead on major capital projects and strategic projects aimed at commercial growth, supporting senior colleagues in developing costing, pricing and capital investment strategies.

13. Work to deepen the level of financial acumen of leaders and managers across the University and embed a finance business partnering approach, fostering a culture of entrepreneurship whilst still ensuring that appropriate financial controls are observed.

14. In having overall responsibility for all key finance functions, including procurement and payroll, work with other key VCE members and stakeholders to ensure the provision of high quality, effective and efficient finance services to staff, students and other stakeholders.

15. Develop and maintain investment, borrowing and tax planning strategies, including in respect of activities undertaken outside the UK, maintaining key associated external relationships.

16. Building, leading and motivating a successful and engaged team of professionals; driving improvements in capability, diversity and resilience of the team; ensuring that local strategic and operational plans are aligned to the University’s strategic framework and corporate objectives.

17. Work collaboratively with key senior stakeholders, including the Chief Performance Officer, Deputy VC Academic, thematic Pro Vice-Chancellors and Executive Leads to ensure collective success and achievement of financial systems, procedures and internal controls

18. Lead on the implementation of standard financial processes across the function and the creation of a continuous process improvement culture that seeks to drive the greatest efficiency; identifying and adopting new technologies as they emerge.

19. Ensure that diversity and inclusion are integral to the culture and activities in areas of responsibility and across the University.

20. Contribute flexibility in undertaking any other responsibilities commensurate with the role and as assigned by the VC from time to time.

 

  • £20,149.00 to £21,767.00 per annum
  • Derby, UK
  • 4 weeks ago

Role: Senior Administrative Assistant

A position is available for a Senior Administrative Assistant in Academic & Student Experience (A&SE), with a main focus on supporting the award winning work of the Centre for Excellence in Learning Teaching (CELT) team. This is an opportunity to join an exciting area which is playing a key role in the continuous drive for teaching excellence at the University of Derby.

The post holder will have a passion for supporting projects and initiatives that actively seek to enhance the quality of teaching and enrichment of the Derby student experience. Working day-to-day with a small team of dedicated academics, they will contribute to the success of key areas of CELT activity. These will include Advance HE professional recognition, the Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme (URSS), Derby Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) staff development, and the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, as well as exciting new projects as the remit of CELT grows.

The successful candidate will possess strong independent working skills and will be responsible for their own areas of work, supporting the wider A&SE support team on key priorities when needed. They will also be able to communicate efficiently and work collaboratively with key University stakeholders (from students to Executive) and external stakeholders to deliver consistent results. Adaptability is a key attribute and the post holder will have additional responsibilities within the A&SE area.

This exciting role is a unique opportunity to be part of a vibrant area of the University which is committed ‘to high-quality learning and teaching which promotes student engagement and success’.

Principle Accountabilities

All of the principle accountabilities incorporate the core values and behaviors of the University, which should be demonstrated throughout the role.

Primary administration of Learning and Teaching activity as directed by the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

Day-to-day support of a small team of academic staff to deliver strategic areas of the Learning and Teaching portfolio.

Utilise strong organisational and communication skills to facilitate the delivery of events, conferences, panels, training sessions, and projects.

Compile information and data for yourself or colleagues to use in the production of institutional reports.

Contribute to the finance operations and departmental administration functions in support of activities across the ASE portfolio.

Create and develop support mechanisms for emerging Learning and Teaching priorities.

Awareness and accountability in handling sensitive and confidential data in a responsible manner.

Use attention to detail and keen analytical skills to promote the continuous improvement and development of processes and procedures.

Deputise for the Deputy Administrative Officer as required and coordinate the resourcing and delivery of operational needs.

This is the job description within the current team structure; it is subject to possible change in line with the needs of the business. Any such change will be through discussion with the individual. The individual will be expected to undertake any other reasonable duties as directed by your line manager, commensurate with the grade/level of the role and spirit of the job purpose.

 

  • £23,300.00 to £23,851.00 per annum
  • Derby, UK
  • 4 weeks ago

Role: Project Officer

Location: University of Derby

Salary £23,300 to £23,851

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. 

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. 

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. 

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Principle Accountabilities

· Support the ESF projects with project and resource coordination, for successful delivery in accordance with the outputs targeted by European Social Fund.

· Management of project documentation, including audit documents and database records evidencing interaction and outcomes for start-up, employer engagement and job creation.

· Managing and ensuring the protection of sensitive data required for financial processing or IP for start-up;

· Create, maintain and refine a procedure for keeping records for project finances, including subsidies for SMEs.

· Co-ordinate and develop a series of events for ESF projects, including developing a programme of guest speakers and competitions.

· Responsible for the project co-ordination and delivery of the online resources for the projects, researching and developing content, creating structure and co-ordinating contributions from resource creators.

· Ensure auditable evidence is available on a timely basis and support the compilation and preparation of the quarterly ESF claims in line with the requirements of the Funding / Partnership Agreement and ESF regulations.

· Ensure all project evidence is collated and stored consistently and securely and is readily available for inspection in anticipation of audits.

· Monitor completion of project staff timesheets against profile.

· Manage the relationships with external partners to ensure the financial procedures are compliant and being followed.

· Manage and update project information on an internal project database and run reports as required for both enterprise projects.

 

· Collate evidence and monitor compliance with ESF branding and publicity requirements.

 

About the role

The University of Derby has been awarded European Social Funding (ESF) for an ESF Higher Level Skills project: Grads for D2N2.  This is an exciting collaboration between the Derby College, Nottingham City Council, Nottingham College, University of Derby and Vision West Nottinghamshire College, and NTU.

ESF Grads for D2N2 offers a range of opportunities and initiatives to strengthen partnerships and co-operation between SMEs and education and skills providers to improve the labour market relevance within the D2N2 education and training system and strengthened vocational education.

The purpose of this role is to provide business administration and support for the day-to-day operation of the project. We are seeking a personable and proactive Project Officer who is confident in relationship management, process development, and extracting data for reporting purposes. 

This role is an integral part of the project, working in partnership with the University compliance team to ensure all project documentation and processes adhere to the funder requirements and collating evidence in support of each claim. The successful candidate needs to be confident in relevant systems, and creating and maintaining appropriate monitoring mechanisms to track project progress for relevant and regular reporting.

This post is fully funded by the European Social Fund.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect. 

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa. For further information, please visit the following link: https://www.gov.uk/tier-2-general .