Senior Management Accountant

  • Location

    Canterbury, Kent

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not-for-Profit

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  • Contact:

    Ryan Leggett

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

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  • Client:

    Michael Page

I am currently partnering with a leading university who are based in Canterbury. They are seeking a talented Senior Management Accountant to join their team.

Client Details

The university is very well established and has students studying a wide variety of courses offered both on-site and remotely. They have a student base of over 15,000. The finance team are very well established with minimal turnover. There is a very positive culture within finance and staff satisfaction scores are above 90%. The university often look to promote from within so opportunities to progress will present themselves for those that work hard and show the right attitude.


  • To support the SMT and budget managers in specific management accounting tasks including production of business cases and budgets.
  • Production of monthly Management Accounts.
  • Preparation of budgets and quarterly re-forecasts.
  • To be an effective strategic finance business partner to the SMT and the wider organisation.
  • To work with and develop the Management Accountants and Assistant Management Accountants.
  • To provide financial monitoring information to project managers.
  • To assist in the production of the year-end financial statements in accordance with the appropriate SORP and financial reporting standards.


To be suitable for the post your profile will be similar to the following:

  • Fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to business partner with senior members of staff and external stakeholders.
  • Driven and determined with the desire to go the 'extra mile'.
  • Engaging, inquisitive and flexible in approach.
  • Articulate with the ability to influence others.

Job Offer

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25-28 days annual leave
  • Market leading pension