Management Accountant

Badenoch & Clark
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant
6 month contract (possibility of becoming perm)
Competitive rate

The company
A top university in the UK are looking for an experienced Management Accountant to join their vibrant and expanding finance team. You will be part of one of the UK's leading research universities, helping extensively with grants funding. This is an opportunity to hone your accounting skills and make a real impact.

The role
The ideal candidate will have previous public sector experience, preferably in the university sector. You will be expected to operate financial software and Microsoft office at a high level with a heavy focus on Excel spread sheets. Further to this you must have the necessary communication skills to describe every step of the financial process to non-finance colleagues.

It is essential that you..
*Good honours degree or equivalent qualification. In exceptional circumstances education (grades A-C) to 'A' Level standard (or equivalent) plus significant, demonstrable, directly relevant experience with a good track record of achievement.
*Fully qualified accountant - CCAB recognised accountancy qualification or working towards.
*Financial management experience preferably including some experience in the public/not for profit sector.
*Experience of budgeting and monitoring complex activities.
*Excellent technical accounting ability.
*Excellent command of financial software applications and Microsoft Office, particularly Excel spread sheets.
*Knowledge of the issues involved in making research grant applications and in the financial administration of research grants and contracts.
*Excellent written and verbal communication and inter-personal skills, including an ability to explain accounts to non-financial staff.
*Good analytical and problem solving skills.
*Good analytical and problem solving skills.
*Knowledge of the HE environment, the University's activities and of related accounting and tax issues.

If this sounds like something that would be of interest then please apply below, successful candidates will be contacted with in 2 working days of application.

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