Senior Management Accountant – Academic Departments
London Senate House

Job reference: 001133

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 16/07/2018

Salary: Starting at £43,220 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Finance and Planning Department

Sub-Department: Financial Services

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

The Role

The Finance and Planning Department is seeking a Senior Management Accountant to join their team for a fixed term period of 6 months, in the first instance.

Reporting to the Associate Director Finance – Academic Departments, this position will work as a trusted Business Partner alongside management and operational staff, and budget holders, to support Academic activity across the University. Specifically, this role will lead on the provision of best practice financial advice, including efficient and effective financial management information, regular management reporting, in year forecasting and longer term planning. The Senior Management Accountant will also act as deputy for the Associate Director Finance as appropriate, manage the Management Accounts Assistants, and oversee the processing of transactions.

The successful person will be CCAB qualified and demonstrate experience and ability in financial planning, budgetary control systems, budget holder support and corporate financial reporting. With a good understanding of finance business partnering, you also have experience working in an environment of devolved budgets, where diverse responsibility centres interact with the Finance Division. You will be able to evidence strong team management skills and experience of developing teams to succeed in new areas. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to build trusted stakeholder relationships, and negotiate and influence others, will round off your profile.

For more information about the role please refer to below job description and person specification.


The Finance and Planning department supports the University in achieving its stated aims and objectives by the provision of an effective and efficient support service embracing the management of its finances and the management and operation of its estate.  We are committed to achieving the delivery of an outstanding level of service and support to our whole customer base. 

Further information

To apply, please submit your CV and assessment questions before midnight on 16 July 2018.

Interviews are likely to be held in the w/c 23 July 2018.

The University provides a working environment that encourages, equality, diversity and inclusion.


The closing date for this job has now passed.