Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £32,348 to £39,745 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 12 December 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Funding is available for this post on a full-time, permanent basis. We will also consider applications from candidates wanting to work reduced hours and working patterns close to full-time.
The Professional Services finance team are seeking to appoint a management accountant (qualified or finalist) to be part of our busy team made up of eight accountants and six accountancy support staff.
This team looks after the finances of the non-academic areas of the University, ranging from iSolutions (IT department) to HR (Human Resources) and Student Careers to Halls of Residences.
The prime responsibility of the post is to act as the finance business partner for up to four Professional Services, depending on their size. 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.
Our flexible working practices include a hybrid working model with a minimum of one day office-based (at the Highfield campus) a week.
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 to meet deadlines in a busy environment.
Effective communication, IT and customer service skills are essential to the role.
The successful candidate will be line-managing one member of staff and previous experience of training and development is advantageous.
As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.
We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment.
We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.
Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.
As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance of 30 days plus bank holidays and 6 additional university closure days.
We will support your long-term future too, with access to a pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities, and a range of discounts.
You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Samantha Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference 2080522RR on all correspondence.