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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Reference: 4011610_1624886535
Contact Name: Steven O'Connell
Contact Email: daxtra.ukit@hays.com
Job Published: June 28, 2021 14:22

Job Description

Management Accountant job on a 12 month fixed term contract based in Central London


My client is a higher education institution based in Central London. They are looking for a Management Accountant to join on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Your main duties

  • Work flexibly as part of a cross university team to deliver a full and professional management accounting service; ensuring departments operate within the college's financial controls, policies and procedures.
  • Build strong working relationships with the Heads of Department and their management teams and with the relevant Head of School or Head of Service (and their deputies), as well as with the rest of the finance department. Attend and contribute to School and Departmental meetings.
  • Work with departments to produce their annual budgets, in-year reforecasts and long-term year plans, ensuring they are aligned with targets for revenue, cost and contribution.
  • Produce the monthly management accounts for each department and support the central financial reporting team by supplying data and management information in the required format for institutional consolidation.
  • Proactively monitor departmental performance against budget and take appropriate action on variances.
  • Provide advice to Heads of Departments and their management teams on all matters of financial management.

What do I need?

You will be a qualified accountant with significant management accounting experience gained preferably within the higher education sector. Public sector management accounting experience will be considered. You must be immediately available or on a short notice.

What's on offer?

A salary of up to £53,000 per annum, depending on experience, plus benefits.

What do I need to do now?

Please apply with your CV ASAP.

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