Financial Accounting Coordinator (Reconciliations)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 May 2024

Please note there are two posts being advertised under the same name. One is a permanent role, the other is fixed term for 12 months. If you wish to be considered for both positions, it is important to apply for both roles.

This is the application for the fixed term role.

The Role and the Department

Financial Services represents the larger part of the Finance Department and includes all the processing and compliance functions including e.g., accounts payable, student services, credit control and compliance.

Reporting to the Financial Accounting Manager, this is a business facing function supporting the organization as a whole and at all levels with respect to managing the cash management, balance sheet reconciliation and other compliance processes:

  • Assist with the preparation of cashflow reporting.
  • Assist with the payroll balance sheet reconciliation process.
  • Assist with other balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Compiling Standard Operating Principles.
  • Responsible for the compilation of financial data and processing adjustments as required.
  • Deal with queries
  • Any other duties required in the context of Transactional Accounting Services Team.

Overall work efficiently and effectively as part of the team to provide a high-quality service.

Working at Durham


  • 27 Days annual leave per year in addition to 8 public holidays and 4 customary days per year – a total of 39 days per year. The University closes between Christmas and New Year.
  • No matter how you travel to work, we have you covered. We have parking across campus, a cycle to work scheme which helps you to buy a bike and discount with local bus and train companies.
  • Lots of support for health and wellbeing including discounted membership for our state of the art sport and gym facilities and access to a 24-7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • On site nursery is available and access to holiday camps for children aged 5-16 throughout the year.
  • Family friendly policies, including maternity and adoption leave, which are among the most generous in the higher education sector (and likely above and beyond many employers).
  • There is a genuine commitment to developing our colleagues professionally and personally. There is a comprehensive range of development courses, apprenticeships and access to qualifications and routes to develop your career in the University. All staff have dedicated annual time to concentrate on their personal development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to take part in staff volunteering activities to make a difference in the local community
  • Discounts are available via our benefits portal including; money off at supermarkets, high street retailers, IT products such as Apple, the cinema and days out at various attractions.
  • We offer generous pension schemes.

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