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Assistant Management Accountant

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role within the university’s Executive Office, located in Inverness.

Assistant Management Accountant

£23,203 to £28,540 per annum


The main duties of the role are to provide professional financial support to the university’s directorates, review and provide analysis of management accounts and to monitor and report on projects. The postholder will also provide financial reporting to funding bodies, submit claims and supporting documentation to funding bodies and maintain project accounting records.

The successful applicant should be part qualified or equivalent and have the intention to work towards a CCAB recognised professional qualification. In addition, they should have experience of costing and monitoring of budgets and of financial analysis and reporting internally and to external partners. Experience of working in a finance function and in operating a computerised accounting system and excellent excel skills are essential. Experience of working within a partnership of diverse organisations and experience of publicly funded projects is desirable.

Support will be provided to pursue further development.

This is a full time post and will involve working 35 hours per week

The closing date is Friday 28 October 2016.

Interviews will be held on during week commencing 14 November 2016 in Inverness.


Further details


If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at personnel@uhi.ac.uk or on 01463 279214.