Assistant Accountant

York, North Yorkshire
15 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary - £23,879-£27,629 per annum

Full time, permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for a part qualified Accountant to work in a great environment with an established team of finance professionals. The Higher Education sector is going through a high profile period of change, which is making challenging and fundamental changes to the way the organisation operates. We are looking for someone who is pro-active, enjoys a challenge, has an outgoing personality and enjoys working in a team.

You will report to a Senior Accountant and assist with providing a professional and efficient accounting service to support the University, including delivery of clear and timely financial information and advice to Heads of School, Directors and Governors.  Although the post is mainly focused on management accounting activities there is significant scope for the post holder to gain experience in the full range of activities in which the department engages.

You will be:

  • Committed to studying for a qualified professional accounting qualification

You will have:

  • Significant experience with IT/Finance systems
  • The ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent MS Office skills including Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form

Closing date: 6 April 2017

Interviews: 26 April 2017

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