Senior Management Accountant - AD1121NK

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Apr 2024

Start Date: As soon as possible Full-time: 36.25 hrs per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Finance Advice and Support section of the University of St Andrews. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of business partnering, budget forecasting and planning, developing reports, project or product costing, managing and motivating staff and a commitment to continual improvement. An excellent communicator, with good prioritisation skills, the post-holder will have overall responsibility for ensuring a seamless finance advice and support service to a selection of Schools and Units within the University.  

The University of St Andrews is nearing the end of a major project to transform the way that it provides financial services. As part of this programme, it is implementing a new finance system, Oracle Fusion.  

The right candidate will be CCAB qualified with experience of working within a busy Finance team in a large complex organisation.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  • Financial contribution to relocation
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff, access to training and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives including membership of Peppy, a health application that connects staff to expert practitioners and personalized support on health matters   

This post will be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.   

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Kathryn Davidson, email: [email protected]  

Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.    

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience and form a central pillar of the University Strategy. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:

Closing Date: Friday 12 April 2024

Please quote ref: AD1121NK

Further Particulars: AD1121NK FPs.doc

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