Management Accountant

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 per annum
22 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Support

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 05 July 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1868022RR

Permanent post, 1 FTE .

The Professional Services finance team are seeking to appoint a management accountant – qualified or finalist - to be part of our busy team of 7 accountants and 6 accountancy support staff. This team looks after the finances all of the non- academic areas of the University, ranging from Halls of Residences and Estates, to IT and HR and student careers and wellbeing.

The prime responsibility of the post will be to act as the main point of contact for the financial management of all accounts relating to the commercial areas of Halls of Residences, the Sport and Nursery provision. This will involve carrying out a range of professional accountancy tasks to assist in planning, forecasting, monitoring and year end process to assist the Service Directors to maintain budgetary control.

You will be well organised, with excellent analytical, numeracy and communication skills and capable of effectively managing a wide range of simultaneous activities. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and can prioritise their work in order to meet deadlines in a busy environment. Good communication, IT and customer service skills are essential to the role.

The successful candidate will be line-managing 1 member of staff. 

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work.  Our flexible working practices include a hybrid working model with a standard requirement of 2 days office based, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation.  A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.  

The University also offers many other benefits:

  • Competitive Salary, minimum of £34,304 for qualified accountant status
  • USS Pension Scheme
  • 30 days holidays, with an extra 8 fixed days during the year
  • Discounted access to on campus sports, arts, and culture facilities
  • Wide range of discounts from national and international shops and services

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Holly Shergold (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5719, or email Please quote reference 1868022RR on all correspondence.

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