Management Accountant

Finance Services (Financial Planning and Reporting)

This full time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

Summary of the role

The role will be in the Financial Planning and Reporting team, supporting one of the 3 academic Faculties and will be based at the University’s Streatham and St Luke’s campuses in Exeter. You will be involved in a wide range of activities in your area, working with colleagues in the financial planning and reporting team, as well as working within the wider Finance Services team on relevant initiatives and developments.

The successful candidate should be a qualified or part qualified Accountant, with experience in managing effective relationships in a business partnering role and with a sound understanding of Management Accounting.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).  

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • Options for flexible working
  • Numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • Onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • Sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • Stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact David Phillips [email protected]