Costing and Pricing Accountant, Management Accounting

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
39000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time

An excellent opportunity for a Qualified, Part Qualified or Qualified by Experience Management Accountant.

Your new company

An excellent opportunity for a Costing and Pricing Accountant to join a well–established finance team within a Higher Education setting in Leeds. This is for fixed term contract for 12 months on a salary of GBP32,5387 to GBP38,833 to begin as soon as possible. There is also a possibility that a permanent role will become available within one of the teams for the right candidate.

Your new role

As a Costing and Pricing Accountant you will be prepare the Transparent Approach to Costing (TRAC) return which is a compulsory annual return to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). You will analyse the cost base over Teaching, Research and Other activity. These returns drive the funding for the following financial year. The other major aspect of the role will be to manage the Programme Costing exercise which looks at the teaching cost by programme and student classification for the entire University. The role has a significant volume of data and you will need to manage the processing of this data with the highest levels of accuracy.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a qualified, part qualified management accountant (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) or qualified by considerable relevant experience. You will be someone who absorbs new information rapidly and has extensive experience of Costing and Pricing in a Higher Education setting. Experience of TRAC will be a distinct advantage You will also need excellent IT skills including Excel and Access skills, the ability to interpret data strategically and maintain the highest levels of accuracy. Experience of SAP would also be highly desirable.

What you'll get in return

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most senior finance professionals within the organisation. There is a competitive salary up to GBP38.333 with excellent benefits (including 25 days holiday days for Bank holidays and a closure period over Christmas?New Year)

What you need to do now

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