Financial Operations Assistant (Cash Operations)

University of Exeter
January 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:£22,715
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £22,715 on Grade C depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Financial Operations Assistant (Cash Operations)

Job description

Finance, Infrastructure & Commercial Services (FICS)

This full-time, permanent post is available immediately.

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

Summary of the Role

The role is within the Cash Operations Team in the Finance Operations Department at the University of Exeter. The Finance Operations strategy encompasses cross functional working and a continuous improvement ethos, encouraging feedback to increase efficiencies, drive innovation and promote a positive and empowered work environment.

We are seeking an experienced Cash Operations Assistant to join our team. As a member of the team, key areas that you will support are the processing of payments in various currencies, responding to queries, ensuring timely allocation of incoming receipts, reconciliation of all bank statement/suspense items, investigation of any discrepancies and a wide range of other key financial processes. You will work closely with multiple individuals across various teams within the University in delivering exceptional service to all stakeholders. We are seeking a proactive, positive team player who will exhibit our core values.

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:

  • 39 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 Lesley Stone, [email protected]

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