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Management Accountant

University of Kent

Location: Canterbury, Hybrid
Salary: £36,386 to £40,931 per annum Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th February 2024
Closes: 3rd March 2024
Job Ref: CSF-796-23-R

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 03 March 2024  (unless otherwise stated)

Are you a part-qualified and experienced Management Accountant with excellent communication skills ? Do you have an innovative and creative approach with excellent problem solving and decision-making skills, and the ability to think strategically, with consideration for the wider implications of decisions made?  If so we would welcome your application for the role of Management Accountant.  

In this role you will manage the production of financial reports & management information, including budgeting, financial analysis and in-year forecasting. You will also provide a key liaison point between central finance and finance teams in other departments, particularly Finance & Resource Managers in Academic Divisions and Professional Service Directorates.

What will be your key accountabilities?

  • Support and deputise for the finance business partner as the key strategic, financial support to all areas of the university.
  • Support the production of detailed budgets following agreed, consistent methodology and to ensure these are correctly phased in line with expected patterns of spend
  • Assist in the production of high-quality monthly management accounts to deadlines showing performance against budget. To Review these on a formal basis with Senior Management, investigating and interpreting variances against budgets/targets and producing informative commentary.  

What will you bring to this role?

  • Part-qualified CCAB Professional Accounting Qualification. 
  • Good standard of education to GCSE level, including GCSE English and Maths or equivalent. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Experience in Management Accounting in a complex organisation with demonstrable competence in budget setting/management, variance analysis, commentary, costing and profitability analysis. 

 What can you expect from us?

  • "Hybrid Working" allowing a flexible blend of office and home working (days to be agreed with the hiring manager in line with business needs)
  • 43 days annual leave per annum (30 days personal leave, 8 bank holidays, plus 5 additional days allocated between Christmas and New Year)
  • Excellent pension scheme (USS)
  • A beautiful campus, including access to our on site theatre/cinema, sports facilities, library, on site nursery (Canterbury) and food outlets 
  • Great staff benefits, such as study while you work discounts, cycle to work scheme, local business discounts
  • On site parking
  • A friendly, open and collaborative working environment
  • Support in your development and wellbeing at all stages of employment, including an Employee Assistance Program

The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ around 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.

Please click on the ‘Apply’ button above to view the full job description and to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact centralservicesresourcing@kent.ac.uk 

Further details:   

Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.

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