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Planning Accountant (Capital)

University of Aberdeen

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st October 2021
Closes: 21st October 2021
Job Ref: FIN103A

A vacancy exists for a Planning Accountant (Capital) within the Finance and Procurement section which is part of the University’s Professional Services. The post holder will be responsible for providing support to Directorates for capital projects within the University, in the provision of a full Financial Planning and Budgeting service and to facilitate effective financial management and control. 

You will be degree qualified, and either a finals level exam qualified accountant or a qualified accountant. You will have at least four years’ experience in management accounting including Financial Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting, including experience of capital accounting. You will have the necessary skills to work with minimum supervision while making an effective contribution to the finance team supporting the Directorates. Excellent communication skills are essential as the role involves liaison with all levels of University staff and external bodies. 

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 scale (£34,304- £40,927 per annum), with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Mhairi Rose, Assistant Director (Financial Planning & Budgeting), by e-mail at

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 21st October 2021.

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