Management Accountant - SHS

City, University of London - Professional Services


City, University of London is a global institution committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% at postgraduate level) from 150 countries; is in the world’s top four per cent (Times Higher Education World University Rankings) and the UK’s top twenty (The Guardian University Guide); is 15th in the UK for graduate employability (The Times and Sunday Times University Guide); and is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide).

The University seeks to recruit a Management Accountant to work within the Financial Performance Management team. This team forms part of the Finance function which delivers high quality transactional, financial and commercial services - supporting the continued success of the University.


The successful candidate will be part of a team of management accountants who provide financial management expertise in relation to delivering financial performance in line with the University’s Financial Plan.

The role will include 1) forecasting, budgeting and planning for Schools and Professional Services; 2) Application of investment appraisal for the development and review of business cases; 3) Costing, including the TRAC returns; and 4) provision of regular and relevant financial information to budget holders, senior management and external stakeholders. The University uses SAP R/3 as its accounting package.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level or equivalent and/or hold a professional qualification in accountancy.

You will have substantial accounting experience with excellent numeracy, analytical and professional skills. In addition, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to explain finance related information to non-finance staff in an easily digestible format.

Additional Information

In return, we offer a comprehensive package of in-house staff training and development, and benefits that include a defined benefit pension scheme.

Actively working to promote equal opportunities and diversity.

For more information and to apply, click on the link below.

Closing date: 23:59 11th December 2016

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