Management Accountant

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£34,308 – £40,931 (Grade 5)
20 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Come be part of our collaborative and progressive team!

This is a brilliant opportunity to join our strong finance team, which is crucial to our success at Edinburgh Napier University, providing an efficient, customer focused, and proactive service to the university’s internal and external customers.

Currently the top modern university in Scotland and in the top 10 of the UK, we’re inviting applicants to join our dynamic and supportive environment, with a clear strategy and growth agenda at Edinburgh Napier University.

Working in a dynamic, values led organisation, this role will be ideal for applicants with knowledge and experience in delivery in this area and who are, just like us, passionate about Shaping our Future: Driving Distinctiveness – which sets out how we will enhance and strengthen our impact, and play our part in the recovery, success and sustainability of Scotland and beyond.

About the Role

The role is based in the Finance Business Partnering Team / Financial Reporting Team where the role holder will provide comprehensive day to day support to the Finance Business Partnering team in the financial management of the relevant area. This includes responsibility for the preparation of management accounts and associated financial reports.

This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to gain experience and insight across the finance service and as a result make impact by identifying process improvements and synergies to make the financial management service more efficient and accurate.

To view the job description for this role, please click here.

What we will need from you

You must have the:

  • ability to apply analytical skills and provide financial insight beyond the traditional functions of finance and to bring them to bear on a broad range of organisational issues.
  • Excellent financial project management and time management skills as well as creative thinking are essential for this role.
  • Part Qualified Accountant (with evidence of actively studying and near completion) is essential to the role.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of managing and delivering financial project objectives.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • A keen team player with strong technical skills within management accountants and analysis.
  • Results orientated and focused to deliver on time with accuracy.

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package.

This includes:

  • minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes 10 fixed bank holidays)
  • a generous pension scheme (employer contribution of 20.8%)
  • nationally agreed pay increases each year
  • professional learning and development opportunities
  • discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

For more information on our wide range of benefits, click here.

Additional Information

This role is full time, permanent.

Salary: £34,308 – £40,931 (Grade 5)

Closing date: 26 March @ 11:59 pm

Interview date: TBA

Our preference is to conduct face to face interviews for this role. If you have any questions, please contact Recruitment@napier.ac.uk.

Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. Please see here for more information.