Assistant Management Accountant

University of Leeds
February 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:£30,487 - £36,024
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Assistant Management Accountant

Salary: Grade 6 (£30,487 - £36,024 p.a. pro rata, depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you have experience of management accounting, financial planning and budget preparation and control? Do you enjoy liaising with non-finance business colleagues and are excited by the opportunity to support world class research and teaching?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 75 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.

As an Assistant Management Accountant, you will be responsible for supporting the School & Institute Finance Manager in all aspects of the Management accounting, planning, and forecasting service for your School(s)/Institutes(s).

Key to your success will be the ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels and across all areas of the University, to be able to interpret and analyse large volumes of complex data and communicate impacts on financial outcomes. You will need excellent customer service and communication skills with an enthusiastic and proactive manner.

You will also require problem-solving skills and a tenacity for investigating variances, experience in reconciling accounts and an ability to work on your own initiative whilst ensuring that work remains accurate and timely when delivering to tight deadlines.

The Faculties of Medicine & Health and Biological Sciences have a combined turnover of c. £250m, and are comprised of 12 different Schools and Institutes.

This role is within the University Finance Service; it is located within the Faculties of FMH & FBS however, should the business need arise, and after full consultation with you, you may be deployed elsewhere within the Finance Service.

Please note that the anticipated start date for this role will be in May 2024.

What we offer in return:

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Kate Stewart – Finance Manager: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: Finance (inc Payroll) Category: Administrative and Clerical Support Grade: Grade 6 Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 per annum pro-rata Working Time: 60% FTE Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Thursday 08 February 2024 Closing Date: Thursday 29 February 2024 Reference: CSFIN1290

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