Assistant Management Accountant - UK Fusion

UK Atomic Energy Authority
Culham, UK
14 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Management Accountant - UK Fusion

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Job Title:
Assistant Management Accountant - UK Fusion

Job type:
Permanent Full Time

Culham, Oxfordshire

£25,422 - £28,888 + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme

Closing date:
31st July 2019

UKAEA requires an assistant management accountant to support the Finance Manager - Central & Property (FMCP) and the Fusion Programme Manager (FPM) with the provision of finance and accounting for the UK Fusion programme; currently the second largest programme area in the Authority. The role covers all the month and year end transactional processing, adjustments, and assisting with understanding and explaining performance. In addition, the role plays a key part in preparation of grant financial reports and supporting the audits of these grants and claims. This is an important role and the post holder will quickly develop a detailed understanding of all aspects of the UK Fusion programme accounting.

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack.

Knowledge skills and experience

-Part-qualified accountant e.g. AAT, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or equivalent experience
-Experience of using an accounting ERP system (Oracle, SAP, U4BW, Sage)
-Proficient in excel and ability to handle numeric data accurately

-Strong time management skills including the ability to prioritise the workload
-Good written and oral communication skills
-Good attention to detail
-Experience of U4BW would be an advantage
-Ability to work as a team player & under their own initiative
-Able to interpret & present financial information to non-financial stakeholders

Special requirements:
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Method:
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.
-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

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