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Lecturer in Accounting
Ref. 50060666

£41,715 - £46,327 (incl. LWA)

Westminster Business School

Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.  

The School of Finance and Accounting is continuing its expansion in seeking to recruit staff talent to meet its emerging priorities for delivering teaching excellence. The accounting domain is evolving in areas of smart and digital technology, globalisation of reporting and disclosure standards and new forms of compliance and regulation. The subject area is one of the University’s star performers, with exceptional NSS and PTES student satisfaction scores and a comprehensive range of professional recognition and accreditations. The School proudly hosts five Masters’ courses: a new Masters in Strategic and Forensic Accounting, MSc in Finance and Accounting, MSc in Finance with pathways in Banking/ International Finance, MSc in Investment and Risk Finance and the MSc in FinTech with Business Analytics. The School also offers four popular undergraduate degrees - BSc Accounting and BSc Finance and joint degrees in BA in Accounting and Management and BA in Finance and Management.   We are a an ACCA Gold Standard Training provider, CISI Centre of Excellence and a CFA UAP. Our accounting degrees incorporate the professional bodies of knowledge that offer our graduates exemptions from the ACCA and CIMA accounting professional bodies.  

We are looking to recruit talented and high performing individuals. The ideal candidates will demonstrate an interest to teach students in a digital-led learning environment demonstrated by strong competences and expertise in areas of financial accounting policy, reporting and forensic accounting. A candidate with strong analytical and computational backgrounds, together with excellent teaching records in areas of accounting are desired for these academic appointments. You will join a team of highly qualified, expert and enthusiastic lecturers and researchers. The successful candidate is expected to be capable of working harmoniously in a close team-based environment, fully supporting management and showing capabilities of taking on academic leadership responsibilities.  

You will contribute to teaching in the broad subject areas of your expertise such as financial reporting, fraud and forensic accounting, computerised accounts and other areas experiencing rapid growth in the accounting domain. You will be expected to contribute to our ambitious drive for growth and for meeting our student employability goals. A progressive, compassionate and responsible set of personal values are desirable along with strong personal attributes to work harmoniously with our staff and student communities. You will contribute to the planning, design and development of courses, modules and assessment.

As a Lecturer, you will have or are working towards completing a PhD or appropriate relevant work experience in the profession and/or industry, supported by evidence, which demonstrates you are an expert with an authoritative understanding of your specialised field or discipline. You will also be working towards, or hold a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. You will have gained this knowledge through very broad and extensive experience, having built on a sound understanding of concepts and principles, through your wide and significant exposure to complex practices and precedents, within either industry, consultancy or private practice.

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Closing date: midnight on 25th June 2021.

Interviews are likely to be held on: TBC

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