Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible person to join our friendly accounts team as soon as possible. Our ideal candidate is someone with broad experience of finance-based functions. Familiarity with the way the University works is an advantage, but if you have used other systems and have experience of MS Excel, we will teach you how to use the University's systems. You will find the role interesting and varied, with the opportunity to work on your own initiative within the scope of the role.
The role includes a full range of accounts duties in Payables, Receivables and General Ledger, with other tasks relating to research grants and payroll. We'd love you to bring good communication skills with patience, tact, diplomacy so that you can help provide a first point of enquiry for staff, students and suppliers seeking accounts-related information, help and guidance.
Sometimes the team's work is very busy, so the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst staying accurate and paying attention to detail is vital. All members of the team work well to support each other, especially when deadlines are approaching.
You will have GCSE English and Maths, Grade 4 or 5 (Grade C) or above. Additionally, AAT Intermediate, or equivalent is desirable.
In return, you will receive the following:
Generous paid annual leave including bank holidays
Defined benefit pension scheme
Enhanced family friendly policies
Access to a dedicated Personal and Professional Development team
Wellness programme including Occupational Health team and Staff counselling
Staff discount scheme including shopping vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Travel to work loans
Eye care voucher scheme
Discounted gym membership
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Julie Ingham by email: [email protected]
To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' or visit the vacancy pages on the following website: www. jobs.cam.ac.uk This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form.
Further particulars for the role and information about the Department www. vet.cam.ac.uk.
Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.
Interviews will be held: 29 February 2024
Please quote reference PP40243 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, West CambridgeSalary
£25,742-£29,605 pro rataReference
24 January 2024Closing date
18 February 2024