Finance Assistant - Cash & Banking

Edinburgh Napier University
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£24,533 - £29,605
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Finance Assistant - Cash & Banking

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£24,533 - £29,605 per annum (depending on experience), plus pay increases each year


Excellent benefits including 41 days annual leave and learning & development opportunities

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Full Time



Job description

Do you enjoy working with numbers? Do you enjoy all things banking? Ready to advance your career in Finance?

We're looking for a Finance Assistant to join us on a full time, permanent basis to play a vital part in maintaining the accuracy of our daily cash and banking operations.

As someone with excellent attention to detail and numerical skills, you'll have the opportunity to work with budgets, ensuring accurate income allocation on our finance accounting system.

We're looking for you to have an understanding of multi-currency bank accounts to process domestic and international transactions. You'll be responsible for the reconciliation of all bank accounts for Edinburgh Napier University and Napier University Ventures Ltd.

You'll join a team of experienced Finance Assistants within the Transactions Team who are committed to providing an efficient, effective, and comprehensive transaction service to the University and its customers. The Transactions team is organised into 4 flexible teams covering Fees, Credit Control, Accounts Payable and Cash & Banking.

We're passionate about supporting you to reach beyond what you know, so although based in the Cash & Banking team, you'll develop your skills and experience working alongside the other 3 teams.

To find out more, please view the full job description by clicking here.

Interested in joining us but working in Cash & Banking not quite the right fit for you? Good news! We're also looking for someone to join our Fees team, click here for more info.

Our Benefits

Salary: £24,533 - £29,605 per annum (depending on experience), plus pay increases each year

Hours: 35 per week, Monday-Friday with flexible and hybrid working available

As the #1 Modern University in Scotland, Edinburgh Napier is here to make a difference. This is only possible because of the people that work here – it's our people that make us great so it's important that you are supported and rewarded.

We are committed to providing a wide range of benefits including:

  • minimum of 41 days annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • employer pension contributions of 20.8%
  • a wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • opportunity to join our staff inclusion and support networks
  • access to our benefits platform Vivup which includes huge range of discounts across the UK's major retailers, health care discounts and Cycle to Work (click here for more info)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • This role is an excellent opportunity for development with access to both internal and external training. For more information on our benefits, click here.

    What we will need from you

  • Highers in English and Maths (or equivalent) or relevant equivalent work experience.
  • Experience working in a Finance environment.
  • Highly numerate.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Comfortable and proficient in using excel, word and outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organised and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Flexible approach to work including the ability to work well within a team and support where required.
  • Good to have (but not essential)

  • Working knowledge of SITS and the Agresso system.
  • Experience working in Further/Higher Education or public sector.
  • Interested? We'd love to hear from you

    Application closing date: Wednesday 22 November @ 11:59pm

    Interview date: 5th & 6th December

    Please note, interviews will take place in person at our Sighthill Campus. Please make sure you are available to travel to campus on the above dates should you be invited to interview. You can find information on our Sighthill Campus and how to get there here.

    If you have any questions, reach out to the Talent & Resourcing Team at [email protected].

    We don't look for culture fit, but culture add. We value all the perspectives our team brings to the table, and we want to hear from YOU. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions, and will look at candidates holistically, balancing work, education, and additional experience s.

    Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged, and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. Please see here for more information.

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