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Management Accountant (Service Departments)

Finance Department

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £30,395 to £34,189 per annum
Fixed Term End Date: 09/09/2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 September 2019
Reference:  FI5077-19-342

This is a brilliant opportunity for a qualified accountant (or a part qualified accountant who is committed to further learning) to develop their skills and support financial decision-making across a variety of professional services departments to maximise the use of financial resources and help the university achieve its objectives in a sustainable, controlled and accountable way.

Working in a well-established team, you will undertake the full range of management accounting work, including budget setting and monitoring, forecasting and advising Heads of Professional Services. The role also involves the financial management of a couple of multi-million pound grants.

To succeed in this diverse and interesting role, you will have: 

  • strong financial awareness and the ability to explain financial concepts to a wide range of stakeholders

  • demonstrable Excel skills

  • problem solving skills and the ability to provide financial support to organisational change 

  • oral and written communication skills 

  • an ability to work independently and proactively, and

  • an understanding of the challenges of working in a large, complex organisation.

In return, the University offers a range of employment benefits, including a generous pension scheme, a broad range of training opportunities, annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays and additional time off over Christmas, a travel loan, and cycle to work scheme and a range of other discounts.

This post will be offered on a 12 month fixed term contract. This is a full time role working 37 hours per week and job sharers are welcome to apply.

For further information please contact: James Bradley, Head of Financial Performance

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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