Finance Assistant - Accounts Payable

Kingston University
June 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£27,804
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  • Job Description (PDF, 494.02kb)
  • Finance Shared Services is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and competent individual in the Accounts Payable team. The team works closely with internal colleagues in Finance and elsewhere in the University and externally with our suppliers.

    You will be expected to provide high quality, efficient and effective transaction processing skills and advice to ensure that the University's processes and procedures are adhered to and targets met. The successful candidate will report directly to the Accounts Payable Manager.

    The Person

    You will have experience of working in an Accounts Payable function. We are a small, friendly team and the ability to communicate and work as a team player is essential. The role is customer-facing therefore good interpersonal and communication skills are important.


    Help ensure Kingston University is able to match its budget to its teaching and learning aspirations

    The Finance function aims to deliver the strategic objectives of the University with a clear focus on customer service.

    In all our work we try to use simple, common and consistent language as much as possible. We also try to maximise efficiency by getting the best out of our automatic systems and reducing manual intervention.

    Further information

    This is a full time, fixed term position for 12 months with a starting salary of £27,804 per annum.

    Interviews are expected to be held the week commencing Wednesday 26th June 2024.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Jane Hoyle, Accounts Payable Manager.

    We are a place-based organisation, proud of our location in Kingston and the civic role we play in our community. Our campuses inspire collaborative, innovative and creative communities. Being present on campus is important to us because it helps us to create a sense of belonging for both our staff and students. Therefore, staff are expected to be on campus for the majority of their working week.

    Kingston University values

    As an employee of Kingston University you are expected to work to our values framework. Our values underpin everything that we do, they shape how we interact with each other; how we support our students; and how we achieve our strategic objectives.

    Inclusive: to value the diversity of students and staff, treating them respectfully.

    Innovative: to apply new methods or ideas to facilitate progress.

    Ambitious: to pursue excellence for oneself, the university and our communities.

    Enterprising: to recognise and act on opportunities.

    Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

    To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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