Finance Assistant
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, GB
1d ago

The Accounting Support team is part of Business Planning and Reporting Services, which provides a wide range of financial and management accounting services to the University, supporting the management of an organisation that has a turnover of over £300m annually.

You will be part of a team that provides accounting support to Faculty and Professional Service Finance Business Partners across all aspects of the University’s operations.

About the Role :

  • You will undertake a range of management and financial accounting duties including :
  • Supporting the monitoring of income and expenditure against budget, through variance analysis and other ad hoc financial reports.
  • Preparing and inputting accruals, prepayments, internal recharges and distributions in a timely and accurate manner, as part of the month end accounting processes for the University.
  • Supporting the production of accurate and timely management information.
  • Liaising with staff across the University to assist in efficient and effective financial and management accounting
  • Contributing to maintaining and promoting sound financial controls and reporting
  • About You :

    You will be a professional and self-motivated individual with pro-active approach to work, you will be able to organise and prioritise a personal workload, and demonstrate a flexible approach to delivering team results against tight deadlines.

    You will demonstrate the ability to understand and (clearly and effectively) communicate complex financial regulations and information to different audiences using appropriate techniques.

    You will have a sound understanding of financial & management accounting and be able to demonstrate proficiency and experience in working with standard office IT applications (such as Microsoft Excel) and a computer based accounting system.

    You will be able to develop and maintain a wide range of strong working relationships to liaise effectively with other departments across the University, and demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to different audiences using appropriate techniques.

    How to Apply :

    Please submit an Expression of Interest detailing your suitability for this role and a CV, via our portal. For informal discussions about this vacancy, contact Karen Flynn - K.Flynn mmu.ac.uk

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