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TRAC Accountant

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
38,832 - 47,722 a year
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Role Description

The University of York is one of the UK's top Universities ranked in 16th in the Guardian University Guide for 2019.  The Finance Department plays a central role in ensuring operational support for colleagues across all academic and support departments.

The University is seeking a high calibre qualified Accountant to join our Group Financial Accounts team and lead the TRAC return process.  This process involves significant volumes of data, and a sophisticated method of apportionment and cost drivers therefore accuracy, timeliness and robust assurance are important.

You will be eager to learn, willing to challenge and able to grasp a variety of different concepts quickly. You will have an Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACMA, ACCA or equivalent).You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage and influence colleagues at all levels, including those without financial expertise. You must be highly motivated to streamline processes by identifying areas for improvement and implementing change.

The role is full time (37 hours per week) but a part-time appointment may be considered with some flexibility over the course of the year.

Interviews will take place on 17 August 2018.

The University is 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.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



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Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.