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Kerry Ann Vosper 10 Sturminster Close, Stockwood, Bristol BS14 8EH Home 01275 835728

Mobile: 07848 008163

A multi-skilled, mature individual with a solid academic background, an aptitude for a methodical, structured approach to workloads and the highest level of personal commitment to professional conduct. Appraisal feedback from peers indicates that her excellent communication skills have improved understanding of Financial issues by colleagues outside her department and greatly improved working relationships. Kerry is currently preparing to sit her fnal CIMA exam and is looking to consolidate her skills and knowledge as well as broaden her experience in the feld. She has taken full advantage of professional and personal training opportunities available in her previous roles.

Education 2004 present

BPP evening classes and home study

CIMA – Strategic level July 2010 Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (2010) Certifcate in Business Accounting (2006) AAT - Intermediate Accounting, NVQ 3 (2005)


The University of Liverpool

PhD - Population Ecology (part-time)


The University of Liverpool

MSc - Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology (part-time)


Central Liverpool College of Education

A Level Biology (part-time)


I. M. Marsh C.P.E.

BEd - Physical Education and Biology


Haslingden Grammar/ High School

2 'A' levels, 9 GCEs, 1 CSE


In-service Training

Introduction for Accountants in Government; Building Effective Leadership; Introduction to Management; Presenting with Impact; Key costing and pricing issues for HEIs

Career History Accounts Assistant June 2010

Matthew Clark Ltd. Temporary role, calculating retrospective discounts, raising invoices and reconciling accounts (package: J D Edward); voluntary role advising a charity on Financial Management and Controls; all while studying for T4 (TOPCIMA).

Programmes Accountant September 2007 – January 2010

Arts and Humanities Research Council, Full-time position in the Finance Department, initially a one-year contract, but was offered the permanent position in October 2007. • Primary fnancial liaison with core business department (Programmes) for maintenance of awards, reconciliation of fnal expenditure statements, raising invoices for under-spent awards and credit control • Key responsibility for AHRC input into managerial audit of expenditure of Research Council funds by Universities and other Research Organisations (FAP visits); includes liaising with other Research Councils, policy input, visits to institutions, report writing, feeding back fndings and suggestions for improvements to institutions • Production of monthly management accounts for cost centres in Programmes, zero-based budget construction and year-end forecasting • Monthly reconciliation of debtors, accruals and pre-payments for postgraduate funding and honoraria payments to external peer reviewers • Exporting data to csv fles and transferring it between application packages, to enable award and honoraria payments to be made

• Project co-ordinator for AHRC conversion to IFRS from UK GAAP • Finance representative to the group coordinating changes to the control processes of the internal database systems. Accounts Assistant November 2004 June 2007

Sustrans, National sustainable transport charity. • Maintenance of purchase ledger including budget coding, land reference coding,VAT analysis, expense claims, asset register and reconciliation of outstanding creditors • Responsible for monthly CIS report, producing and distributing management accounts, reconciling staff purchases, landfll accounts maintenance • Responsible for day-to-day petty cash transactions, month-end reconciliation and posting to Sage, including merchandising cash • Assisted in quarterly return of grant claims for European monies • Gained experience of doing computerised BACS and cheque runs • Gained experience of Sage Line 50

Finance Assistant April - November 2004

Mersey Regional Ambulance Service • Responsible for processing payments in a tightly audited Accounts Payable section of a major public sector organisation. • Gained expertise on the in-house computerised accounting system; budgetary coding; spreadsheets; purchase orders.

Accounts Clerk February-April 2004

Martindale Farebrother. electrical and mechanical construction. • Providing support in updating accounts and holiday cover to the permanent accounts clerk

Unit Co-ordinator, Company Secretary March 2003 January 2004

Organic 2000 Ltd., organic fruit and vegetable wholesaler. • Financial Management: bill-payment, cash fow, payroll, PAYE, sickness benefts and end of year return • Bookkeeping: maintaining computerised accounts on QuickBooks • Personnel: recruitment, introducing employment contracts, staffng rotas and disciplinary procedures • Company Secretary: submitting annual return, maintenance of register of directors and presenting end of year accounts

Co-op Member and Company Secretary 1998 - 2003

Windmill Wholefoods, organic and wholefoods retailer • Primary responsibility for computerised accounts system,VAT returns, administration and purchasing of stock

Lecturer Part-time 1980-1981 Full-time 1981-1995

City of Liverpool Community College • Teaching Physical Education, GCSE Health Studies, computer applications, BTEC Statistics • Delivering Equal Opportunities training for College staff and community groups. • Teaching adults with severe learning diffculties basic numeracy and Life Skills

Interests Broad range of cultural interests: theatre, cinema, music, gardening. Extremely keen on environmental issues. Part of the Environmental Practices Group at Sustrans, instrumental in updating company policy and investigating levels of energy usage. Member of the Environmental Action Group at AHRC, evaluated the Government's Employer cycle loan scheme and contributed to the dissemination of information on environmental issues to all staff. References available on request

K Vosper CV 2010  
K Vosper CV 2010  

Kerry Ann Vosper CV