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Costing & Pricing Accountant

Business Support

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,395 to £36,261 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 August 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 06 September 2019
Reference:  1166019RR

The University is seeking to recruit a highly competent Accountant to join its Financial Planning team in the Finance, Planning and Analytics Department. This dynamic team is responsible for a variety of tasks including delivery of financial business planning requirements, shaping the treasury management strategy, supporting financial sustainability work and providing costings for business cases which enhance and develop the University. This post will give you the opportunity to be involved in a wide mix of many exciting and developing areas of the University and to influence the way we do things. The post holder will be primarily responsible for our Activity Based Costing model and associated reporting, which is a key driver to our financial sustainability.  

The Finance, Planning and Analytics department employs approximately 200 staff, mostly based on its Highfield Campus. Financial Planning is part of the Business Support area, based at Highfield.

You will have excellent analytical and organisational skills, be able to work to deadlines, be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels and possess excellent IT skills. You will be a professionally qualified accountant with membership of a relevant professional body – CCAB or CIMA. We would expect you to quickly gain a good understanding of relevant University systems and procedures as well as an awareness of the activities across the broader University. 

Benefits include a generous pension scheme, 36 days annual leave and automatic progression up the salary scale. 

The closing date for this position is: Wednesday 21st August

Interviews will be held: 6th September

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1166019RR on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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