Assistant Accountant (Maternity Cover) (0866B-23)

Aston University
February 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742 to £27,979
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (31/05/20
Working Time:Full time
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Assistant Accountant (Maternity Cover) Finance Department Location: Aston University John Cadbury House

Salary: £25,742 to £27,979 per annum Grade: Grade 06 Contract Type: Fixed Term (31/05/2025)

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 15 February 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0866B-23 Release Date: Friday 02 February 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Management Accounting team at Aston University. The team is responsible for all aspects of management reporting, budget and 5 year planning, forecasting and business partnering. By providing a comprehensive financial overview, the team is well positioned to support strategic decision making across the organisation.

You will contribute to a number of key areas across the team. This will include assisting with month and year end processes, management reporting and external returns.

Previous experience in finance and strong Excel skills are essential. Good problem solving and analytical skills will be required, with the ideal candidate being enthusiastic, able to interact with budget holders at all levels, looking to contribute to the development of the wider team and will be either degree educated, AAT qualified, ACCA/CIMA/ACA part qualified or equivalent.

What we offer:

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Dynamic working is possible for this role, which means working both on campus and from home dependent on the activity. Further information on dynamic working can be found here.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 25 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.
  • Further details: Job Details University Information

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    Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University's commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate's name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. CVs will not be considered as part of the shortlisting process.

    Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: //

    We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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