Accounts Assistant, Shared Services Finance

University of Cambridge
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:£21,630-£24,285
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Contract Type:Other
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Accounts Assistant, Shared Services Finance

The Role

The Finance Division is seeking to appoint 3 Accounts Assistants to join its Shared Services Finance team.

The Finance Division manages the financial resources of the University and provides support services for the financial functions carried out by the University's departments. The role will be part of the Shared Services Finance team, usually based at Greenwich House, Madingley Rise (off of Madingley Road), but currently working partly from home and partly from the office.

Shared Services Finance predominantly provides Accounts Payable processing services to a large number of the University's departments and supports the drive for change and increased efficiencies. They also provide some Accounts Receivable services to administrative departments of the University.

You will be part of a vibrant and diverse team, who assist the Team Leaders in the provision of a customer-focused service. As part of a busy team, you will carry out supplier invoice processing within agreed timescales and deal with queries on financial processing matters and University procedures from departments and suppliers.

Your Skills

You will possess the ability to work effectively in a team and have experience dealing with customers and colleagues at all levels. Good time management and attention to detail is essential.

You should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent, including English and Mathematics. Experience using Oracle Financials will be an advantage, as will experience of processing high volumes of data in a timely and accurate manner. You may have the opportunity to work towards an AAT qualification, subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period and funding being available.


The University offers an excellent benefit package including:

  • Discounts on shopping

  • Rental deposit scheme

  • Public transport season ticket loans

  • Defined benefits pension schemes

  • Tax-efficient bicycle and charity-giving schemes

  • Flexible working options

  • Location

    This role would usually be based at Greenwich House, however the Finance Division is currently trialling hybrid working, with two days a week from Greenwich House. This arrangement is currently temporary.

    Interviews will be held in the week commencing 20 February 2023

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a health assessment.

    Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Shared Services Team Leaders at [email protected]

    If you have any questions about the application process, please contact [email protected]

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Please quote reference AG34972 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Information Accounts Assistant SSF
  • Department/Location

    Finance Division






    Assistant staff


    23 January 2023

    Closing date

    12 February 2023

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