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Costing & Budgeting Assistant Accountant (Ref:001b)

Salary range: 
£28,762 - £31,411 per annum

Full time, permanent

The University of Suffolk is seeking a highly motivated, Costing & Budgeting Assistant Accountant to support the fast-growing areas of Research and Knowledge Exchange.  

The successful candidate will work closely with academic colleagues and professional services teams across the university to deliver a high-level service to staff applying for external funding grants. This will include post-award budget management support for successful bids, as well as financial reporting to external agencies.

Applicants will need to have experience of working in a financial ledger environment and a good understanding of costing methodologies. They will possess the ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail whilst under pressure and be able to effectively manage conflicting priorities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as well as having strong organisational and problem solving skills.

Please refer to the full job description for further details or for informal enquiries about the position, please contact the Financial Management team

Closing date:  Friday 30th September, midday

Interview date: Wednesday 12th October 2022

We are a values driven organisation, committed to ensuring we remain a beacon for aspiration and achievement, while providing a great environment to work and study.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. If you share our values and our vision, you will find a home at the University of Suffolk.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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