University College London

Ref Number
Professional Expertise
Administration and Business Support
Finance (C13)
Working Pattern
Full time
£40,524 – £48,763
Contract Type
Working Type
Hybrid (20% – 80% on site)
Available for Secondment
Closing Date

The Finance and Business Affairs (FBA) Division is part of Professional Services and is divided into three sections: Finance Business Partnering, Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance Services

Estates Finance are part of the Finance Business Partnering directorate and are responsible for providing assistance with the production and preparation of budgets, forecasts and management accounting reports for the Estates teams and departments. Estates is responsible for the entire UCL Estates portfolio, including academic space, student residences, catering facilities and administration workspaces.

You will be a member of the Estates Finance Team, within the Professional Services Finance Business Partnering Team and will provide a tailored business partnering service to the Estates function on all matters financial. You will work alongside Estates Budget Holders and Managers to provide a tailored and customer focused business partnering service to their departments and areas of responsibility, at all times supporting and working closely with the Head of Estates Finance to meet Team objectives.

To do this job you’ll need:
To be a part qualified accountant actively studying for an accountancy qualification e.g. ACCA, CIMA
Experience of working in a Business Partnering role within a complex organisation
Experience of preparing budgets, forecasts, regular management reporting and KPIs within a large organisation
Expertise in delivering financial analysis and producing reports to non-finance staff, demonstrating measurable outcomes
Delivery of the Month End process e.g. accruals, deferrals and prepayment journals
Working collaboratively with team members and other teams Leading meetings with budget holders of different levels of seniority

If you have evidence to support the following desirable criteria, please include this in your application:
Familiarity with Oracle e-business suite software
Experience of working within Higher Education

As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer a competitive six figure salary plus great benefits, some of which are below:
• 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days)
• Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme
• Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme (CARE)
•Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
• Immigration loan
• Relocation scheme for certain posts
• On-Site nursery
• On-site gym
• Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
• Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service
• Discounted medical insurance

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As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.

We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.

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