Assistant Management Accountant

Job details


Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB


£35,000 per annum

Hours of work

9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)



Closing date

May 7, 2024

Goodenough College is an educational charity, providing accommodation to international postgraduate students (we call them Members) and their families in a friendly and collegiate setting. The College’s charitable mission is to create a stimulating, inclusive and supportive residential community. The College offers a variety of accommodation options to Members.

The College is now seeking an Assistant Management Accountant to join its busy finance team to assist in management accounting and financial analysis.

You will be preparing and posting accruals, prepayments and adjustments and will complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations in time for month end process. You will be asked to analyse and report on financial performance for senior management and College stakeholders. You will also contribute to the annual budgeting, planning and forecasting, working with various budget holders.

You will be someone who has gained some accounting training through work or further education. You will have assisted in producing management accounts and is familiar with budget/forecast processes. We expect you to have prepared accruals, prepayments and balance sheet reconciliations. You should be proficient in Excel and possess great communication skills.

The College will support you to gain a full accountancy qualification, including meeting the cost and paid study/exam leave.

The College offers a salary of £35,000 per annum for this role, good employee benefits such as 25 days’ annual leave, additional days at Christmas, pension and Medicash. The College provides free meals when working on site, the opportunity to join the vibrant and collegiate college life such as attending talks/seminars and music performances.

Please read the full job description and person specification for more information. This role requires you to work on site four days out of five. Therefore, please only apply if you can commit to this arrangement. If you are interested to be part of our hardworking finance team, please send your CV with a covering letter informing us of your suitability for the role, to Zakiyah Kihl at

Closing date is 11am on Tuesday, 7 May 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview once the shortlisting process has complete.

Applicants applying must be able to provide current evidence of their right to live and work in the UK.

Goodenough College is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity in employment. We welcome all applicants especially those from underrepresented groups. If invited to interview, please let us know of any access requirements.