University of York
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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£36,024 - £44,263 per year


Grade 6

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University of York campus (with some remote working options available)

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  • Job Description 12836.pdf (PDF, 286.51kb)
  • Role Description Department

    The Finance Department is a team of circa 100 staff. We are a highly skilled staff and an efficient and effective functioning department, supporting a University with turnover of £450m. The team produces the Annual Accounts, and is responsible for all the University's financial forecasts and monitoring. Payroll, purchasing, student fees and other cash receipts and procurement processes are all performed and managed within the department. The University's financial regulations, capital procedures, travel and expenses policies are maintained and managed by the Department.


    The Finance Department is seeking to appoint a part-qualified Accountant to join the Academic Accounting Team. You will work flexibly across a number of academic departments in the Faculty providing management accounting support and be an effective contributing member of the Faculty finance team.

    You will assist in managing the faculty budget, working with departments based across the University of York campus in the role of an operational specialist. You will perform detailed work on the financial systems in the production of high quality financial information.

    The Department is currently operating a mix of home and office-based working.

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
  • AAT qualified or CCAB/CIMA part qualified
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and presentation
  • Ability to deliver clear, concise and appropriate financial and budgetary information to target audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to foster and maintain relationships, to negotiate mutually acceptable outcomes
  • The Finance Department supports continual development and will contribute towards the costs of completing your CCAB accredited qualification, in addition to offering paid study leave.

    Interview date : To be confirmed

    For informal enquiries : please contact Helen Whalley via e-mail [email protected]

    Condition of employment

    This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.

    Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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