Management Accountant

Brighton, East Sussex
£31,406 to £35,326 pro rata 30 hours per week
30 Apr 2022
28 May 2022
Education, Finance
Contract Type
Part Time

Management Accountant

Finance Department

Location:Brighton – Moulsecoomb

Salary: £31,406 to £35,326 pro rata 30 hours per week

Closing Date: Sunday 15 May 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: FI5077-22-143-R

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Management Accountant to undertake a balanced and varied role. It involves undertaking the management accounts for several professional service departments (e.g. The Apprenticeship Office, Research and Knowledge Exchange Department and the Green Growth Platform) at the University of Brighton.

 You will be responsible for undertaking the financial returns for several associated project grants.

Working in a well-established finance team, you will undertake the full range of management accounting tasks for example:

  • Providing financial advice and support to budget managers and heads of department.
  • Undertake budget setting for the relevant professional service departments.
  • Monthly budget monitoring including regular budget holder meetings.
  • Outturn forecasting
  • Producing reconciliations particularly around apprenticeships
  • Undertaking Year end tasks and providing support to audit queries
  • Managing the finance on several non-research project grants.
  • There will be opportunities to get involved in project costing.

To succeed you will:

  • Be a part Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA), ATT Full Member or QBE.
  • Have financial awareness and the ability to explain financial concepts to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Have problem solving skills and the ability to provide financial support to organisational change.
  • Have good oral and written communication skills and able to work to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Be able to work independently and proactively with demonstrable Excel skills.
  • Understand of the challenges of working in a large, complex organisation.

This is a part-time permanent role working 30 hours per week. The post is based at our Moulsecoomb campus in Brighton and falls within our agile framework allowing individuals to split their time between working at home and in the office.

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.

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

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

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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