Endowment Project Accountant

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 10 January 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 10/01/2019
Salary : £32,236 to £39,609 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Support Services
Division : Corporate Accounts
Hours Per week : Flexible 28 hours - 35 hours per week
Contract Duration : ASAP Until 30 June 2020

The University is continuing work to restructure our existing endowment funds, working towards a more flexible, sustainable structure for managing endowments which will benefit both students and research, whilst continuing to honour the wishes of the University’s very generous donors.

The Endowment Project Accountant will report to the Corporate Accountant to work towards completion of the endowments restructuring project and to allow the University to adopt a total return approach to the investment of permanent endowments.

The role holder will require an understanding of higher education finance, particularly relating to endowment funds, and of charity and trust governance and legal issues. Applicants should also hold a professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA).

The post is required for a fixed period of two years, with hours to be agreed, but expected to be 0.8-1 FTE (i.e. 28-35 hours per week).

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Gemma Mossop or Louise Bissell

Email: or

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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