Assistant Budgeting Accountant

  • £35,326 to £39,739 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Financial Strategy and Budgeting

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £35,326 to £39,739 per annum

Grade: Grade 7

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Tuesday 05 October 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Wednesday 03 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: Tuesday 23 November 2021

Reference: CSF-346-21

Are you a part-qualified accountant, or equivalent, with a strong background in a management accounting role? If so we would welcome your application for this role.

Working as part of the Financial Planning and Strategy team, you will work closely with the Management Accounts team and the Strategic Projects Accountant, to ensure that all information is consistently reported. You will support the Financial Strategy & Budgeting Accountant in the production of the annual income and expenditure budget, as well as supporting the provision of forward-looking forecasts and scenario modelling.

As Assistant Budgeting Accountant you will:

Support the production of the annual University budget

Monitor allocations from strategic investment budgets, providing reports on remaining balances and ensuring that approved allocations are processed

Support the development and maintenance of a planning system to support the production of budgets and forward forecasts

Provide support to Strategic Projects, providing financial analysis and pulling together costing information for inclusion in business cases

To be successful in the role you will have/be:

Professionally part-qualified (CCAB or equivalent)

Strong experience in a management accounting role in a complex organisation

A good understanding of current accounting policies and reporting standards, including the HE/FE SORP

experience of all aspects of financial management and financial reporting, including strategy planning and formulation

The Finance Department aims to provide, in a cost efficient, professional and timely manner, services that allow the University to meet its statutory financial obligations and internal financial management objectives.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact [email protected] quoting ref number: CSF-346-21

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: CSF-346-21