Finance Manager - London University

Allen Lane Financial Recruitment
09 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Research Finance Manager


GBP42,300- GBP49,900

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a leading higher education institute predominately working within the research institute. You will be joining a finance team of 20 and get excellent exposure to the business. Management Accounting is a large part of this role as is building good working relationships with finance & non-finance staff.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for accounting services to the research community (GBP11 million income) producing detailed budgets & 3 year forecasts.
Working alongside budget holders to produce annual budgets, 3 year and strategic planning, monthly and quarterly management accounting reports, forecasts, and commentaries on vacancies.
Fulfilments of the Finance Business Partner function to the research community including regular liaison with senior academic staff.
Preparation of monthly accounts, variance analysis and commentaries, working with stakeholders to understand and compile financial figures and other management information.

The Ideal candidate:

A fully qualified Accountant
Experienced in Management Accounts in any sector
Experienced in reconciliation, data analysis, preparing budgets, forecasts regular management reporting & KPI's in a large organisation.
Good IT & Excel Skills
Experienced in Delivering financial analysis and of working and delivering reports to non-finance staff
An excellent team player with good communication skills