Management Accountant

Richmond, The American International University in London

Based at the University’s Richmond campus and reporting to the Director of Finance and Planning, the Management Accountant will support the Director of Finance and Planning to provide strategic leadership for a portfolio of finance activities and is responsible for overseeing the preparation of monthly management accounts, full year forecasting, the annual budgeting round and acting as Finance Business Partner for the University.

The Management Accountant will provide advice, guidance and support to the senior management of the University on a range of accounting and legislative matters, along with leadership and direction to the Management Accounts Assistant. The post holder will be tasked with delivering a high quality, customer focused Management Accounting service.

The successful candidate will be a CCAB Qualified Accountant and have an in depth knowledge of management accounting processes and procedures. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience of delivering reporting solutions are essential. Previous experience of working in higher education or a similarly regulated and complex organisation is essential.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. A standard level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this position.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit:

Closing date: 28 February 2018.
Interviews will take place on the 12 March 2018.

Please submit an application online at ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.

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