Finance Accounting Manager

Michael Page Finance
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role is great for anyone looking to work with a very friendly team at a leading organisation.

Client Details

Set in the heart of London with a rich history, their Campus is the principle location for first and second year undergraduates, It boasts a state of the art Learning Social Space , refurbished research laboratories, an extensive library and an anatomy museum, and is within easy access of the bars, restaurants and theatres of London's West End as well as London St Pancras International Station


As a Finance Accounting Manager you will be reporting into the Assistant Director of Finance and acting as his number two and you will be responsible for day-to-day management of the College's financial transactions team, as well as supporting (and leading on specific parts of) the annual financial statements preparation, audit, and publication process. You will have specific responsibility for endowment and charitable funds accounting and working with the Financial Planning team, ensuring our fixed asset register and capital accounts are kept up to date.

You will also be managing a small team of accounts payable, accounts receivable, and treasury and banking functions, you will ensure that these are delivered efficiently and effectively, and that entries to the finance ledger are accurate, timely, and complete. You will work with Finance Systems and other colleagues to improve and develop our processes and systems.

This is an opportunity to deliver real process improvements within a well-established team as well as working with colleagues across Finance, academic departments, and professional services.


You will be fully qualified and have great interpersonal skills and ideally have previous experience of managing a small team.

Job Offer

With a great working culture with a lovely team in Central London, benefits include generous annual leave, this role is offering up to £50,000. This also includes Season loan tickets, family friendly policies, employer contribution pension scheme and discounted gym membership and more.