Part Time Management Accountant

Plymouth Permanent £38,000 - £44,000 per year
  • Management accountant actively involved with making commercial finance decisions
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders across the University on a regular basis

About Our Client

The University of Plymouth, with a turnover of c£247m, employs over 3,000 staff in three academic faculties, and professional service departments. The finance department is responsible for managing the University's income, expenditure, financial performance, ensuring value for money and financial sustainability across all financial activities. Finance create value for the University by providing insight, delivering efficiencies and ensuring good financial governance.

With an ambitious vision the Finance department is keen for the management accountant to be part of the team who are passionate, innovative and driven to deliver the best to support the University's strategic aims, sustainability and continued growth.

Job Description

As a Management Accountant you will be responsible for the following:

  • Working with, and supporting, the Finance Business Partners on the delivery and development of an effective and flexible business support service.
  • Developing processes, procedures and policies that support strategic business needs and deliver on the commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Researching, interpreting and analysing complex data using a variety of systems, reporting on key findings and advising on appropriate actions in support of sustainable decision making.
  • Effective management and analysis of financial processes, systems and data to drive forward value for money initiative.
  • Influencing and facilitating cross-functional decisions, guidance and training on financial management and planning activities, associated policies and procedures, to enable the successful delivery and development of the service.

The Successful Applicant

  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., CIMA, ACCA, ACA) or qualified by suitable experience.
  • Proven experience in management accounting.
  • Exposure to dealing with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What's on Offer

  • £38,205 - £44, 263
  • This role can be appointed on a four day or five day basis.
  • Excellent pension (11% fixed employer contribution)
  • 35 days annual leave
  • Hybrid working and flexible working hours. Also, an array of wider benefits for childcare and transport.
  • Opportunities for professional development and further education.
Ben Tibbert
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07500 918197

Job summary

Job function
Management Accountant
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Ben Tibbert
Consultant phone
07500 918197
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