Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Assistant Management Accountant


Financial Services

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 Gained or working towards AAT or have an equivalent level of experience and be willing to work towards the qualification. E A
2 Significant demonstrable experience within a professional finance environment E A/I
3 Experience of preparing budgets and forecasts E A/I
4 Experience of monitoring performance against budget E A/I
5 Knowledge of systems of financial controls and experience of working within financial regulations and procedures E A/I
Skills and Behaviours
6 Good communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external contacts, developing good working relationships E I
7 Ability to analyse financial and performance information E A/I
8 Ability to produce reports on a range of financial and performance data E A/I
9 Competent to use computer technology to extract, manipulate and produce financial and performance data E I
10 Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines, prioritise workloads and balance competing priorities. E A/I
11 A positive dynamic and receptive approach to change and a willingness to challenge existing practices E I
12 A flexible approach and willingness to assist other team members, business and finance colleagues to provide an excellent customer service at all times E I
13 An understanding and commitment to the University vision and values E I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview