Department Accountant

London (Greater) (GB)
12 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Finance
Department Accountant 

Salary: £34,548 - £37,415 inclusive of London Weighting Allowance

We are looking for a Department Accountant to join our Finance Department. Supported by a Finance Assistant, you will provide proactive financial support and advice to assigned University academic departments and will be responsible for all aspects of financial reporting to the department, as well as full involvement in the budget process.

You may be full or part qualified, will have comprehensive knowledge of and practical skills in all aspects of budgetary control, be able to prepare financial reports on a wide variety of activities, have previous experience of using financial accounting software, an ability to communicate financial matters, and a demonstrable understanding of the need for providing excellent customer service.   The role involves regular meetings across the campus and you will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to explain financial matters and concepts to non specialists.

The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the UK, with some of the most highly regarded academic departments in the country.  This is an exciting time for the University with investment in new curricula, the construction of a new state-of-the-art library and student accommodation, the development of a number of external partnerships across the globe and plans for doctoral scholarships.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant, parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching and working.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Leonora Domingo, Management Accountant: 020 392 5766 or

The closing date for completed applications is: 30 October 2016
Interviews will be held on: 17 November 2016

The University is an equal opportunities employer.