Job Opportunities

Job title: Assistant Management Accountant

REF: 972

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: External & Internal

HOURS OF WORK: 36 hours per week net

JOB STATUS: Permanent

SALARY PER ANNUM: £26,067 - £35,505 per annum (dependent on skills and experience) and excellent benefits

DIRECTORATE: Corporate Services

LOCATION: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew


Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. 

Working in support of the Management Accountant and the Head of Financial Planning, you will provide monthly management information, forecasts and budgets to ensure that informed financial choices are made. You will support business teams in the preparation and review of business cases and grant applications and feed in to monthly performance reporting to the Executive Board.

You will be a part qualified accountant with experience of working in the commercial and/or the not for profit sectors. With previous management accounting experience, you will have strong budgeting and forecasting skills and a proven track record of business case preparation. You will need to be an excellent communicator, able to give confident and well supported financial advice to colleagues at all levels and from all specialisms. A creative approach to problem solving, the ability to multi task and to work to deadlines under pressure are also essential. 

Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of pensions, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.

CLOSING DATE: 9 December 2013 at 10am


How To Apply

1. Download and read the Job Profile.

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2. Complete an Application Form and an Equality and Diversity Form.

3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post.  If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.

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