Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York, North Yorkshire
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14009346/001_1556297029
Contact Name: Jonathan Southern
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2019 17:43

Job Description

Michael Page are exclusively an Accountant for a leading Higher Education Organisation based in York. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a talented finance deaprtment in wonderful surroundings!

Client Details

The client is a reputable Higher Education Organisation based in central York, they are looking to recruit an Accountant into a newly created role due to continued success and growth, reporting into the Head of Finance.


As an Accountant you will be reporting into the Head of Finance, your duties will include, however are not limited to:

  • Preparation of timely and accurate statutory annual report and accounts
  • Preparation of annual budgets, forecast outturn and five year forecasts
  • Ensure the preparation of monthly financial performance reports .
  • Provide financial support and advice to senior managers and review financial performance
  • Monitor the financial performance of the organisation
  • Drafting and developing financial policies and procedures


The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a professional accounting qualification
  • Have completed a full set of management accounts
  • Be comfortable presenting finance data to non-finance staff
  • Be able to demonstrate financial diligence

Job Offer

Salary up to £38,460 + 35 days holiday (+ bank holidays) + pension + central location