Management Accountant

Chichester, United Kingdom
16 Aug 2017
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17 Sep 2017
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The University of Chichester is a great place to work and offers its staff a beautiful campus environment, a strong ethos of community, and a comprehensive staff development programme to support continuous improvement.

We are recruiting for a Management Accountant to be responsible for providing financial and business information, direction and advice to assist assigned budget holders and senior managers. Working within a small team of Management Accountants you will have responsibility for production of financial information for annual budget, quarterly forecasts and five year plans to assigned departments. You will aim to deliver continuous improvement in financial performance aligned with the academic mission of the University.

Applicants must have a pro-active approach to work, and demonstrable interpersonal skills that enable them to liaise and build relationships effectively with staff at all levels, including senior managers. 

A track record of influencing business decisions and delivering solutions to financial and business problems is essential together with first rate analytical and problem solving capabilities. Good management accounting experience is essential, and applicants should ideally be a qualified accountant with a CCAB recognised body, or making significant progress towards completing your studies.

This post is full time, however applications from candidates who wish to work part time will also be considered.  If you wish to apply for the role on a part time basis please stipulate in your application how many hours you wish to work each week.

Informal enquiries about the recruitment process are welcomed by: Kevin Jones, Director of Finance & Performance by telephone on 01243 816034 or email:

Closing Date:                Sunday 17 September 2017 (midnight)

Interview Date:              Friday 29 September 2017

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The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level