Revenue Accountant

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the ATI’s revenue streams which will involve stakeholder management, reporting, analysis, invoicing and credit control along with forecasting and budgeting.

Reports to:

Michaela Little

Salary:

On application

Location

Cranfield

Summary

As a Revenue Accountant within the Finance team, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the ATI’s revenue streams which will involve stakeholder management, reporting, analysis, invoicing and credit control along with forecasting and budgeting.  This shall include supporting processes that enable efficient and effective management of the ATI’s industrial contribution income, working closely with the ATI’s strategic programme team and with funders and grant recipients.  You will also support management accounting and financial management activities, providing regular and ad hoc reporting and analysis for the Executive Management Team and the Board and supporting the Head of Finance with financial modelling and analysis for new projects. As a member of a small finance team, you will report to the Head of Finance and work closely with the Finance Manager, Management Accountant and Finance Assistant to ensure provision of a professional finance service in support of the ATI’s business operations.

About the role

Revenue Management and Accounting

  • Stakeholder management; responding to lead partner requests in a timely and professional manner, resolving issues whilst building good working relationships
  • Prepare and manage the Industrial Contributions Forecast on a monthly basis
  • Perform quarterly invoicing and credit control activities
  • Prepare revenue dashboard, along with other key reports and analysis
  • Support the Head of Finance with the annual Industrial Contributions Review and analysis for the Board in addition to ad hoc analysis as required.
  • Maintain processes and procedures driving forward process and data collation improvements.
  • Ensure all correspondence and documentation is complete, accurate and well organised

Management Accounting

  • Prepare management accounts for revenue streams, in accordance with the month end timetable and agreed deadlines
  • Preparation of accruals and prepayments
  • Prepare and post journal entries as required
  • Assist with the preparation of the reporting packs for Executive Management Team (EMT) and Board

Balance Sheet

  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations for key related accounts in a timely and accurate manner
  • Resolve reconciling items on a regular basis

 Budgets and Forecasts

  • Assist with the production of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets, in accordance with agreed deadlines

Cashflow Forecast

  • Provide support to the Finance Manager with provision of information for the Cashflow Forecast.

Audit and Grant Reviews

  • Provide support and assistance in the preparation of audit and grant review packs and support interim and main external audits.

New Projects

  • Support the Head of Finance with financial modelling and analysis for new projects.

Other

  • Work with the Head of Finance and other members of the finance team to continually improve and develop the Institute’s Finance processes and procedures and drive efficiencies through enhanced use of systems.
  • Provide support to and cover for members of the Finance team as required
  • Any other duties as requested by the Head of Finance

About you

You will possess the following attributes and qualifications.

  • Excellent basic level of education, actively studying towards a recognised professional accounting qualification (eg. CIMA/ACCA).
  • Minimum of 2 years accounting & finance experience and possess a thorough understanding of core accounting principles (e.g. double entry accounting, and accruals & prepayments etc.)
  • High levels of accuracy, attention to detail, and presentation skills with the ability to effectively prioritise work and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills along with the ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in a and professional manner.
  • Pro-active self-starter, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Excellent Excel skills with good working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of using SAGE and Concur would be beneficial, but not essential.

 

ATI Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Professional development training
  • Paid membership to one professional body per year
  • Hybrid working, including core hours
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and a “shut down” period over Christmas
  • Company Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • 30 days Company Sick Pay

 

 Assignment Process and Timeline

Applications for this position should be submitted as a CV and covering letter to hr@ati.org.uk by Sunday 24th July. Interviews will be scheduled w/c 1st August.

Short-listed applicants will go through a two-stage interview process and may be asked to demonstrate their suitability for the role with an aptitude test.

Contact details

For more information please contact hr@ati.org.uk