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Accounts Assistant

Faculty of Law

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 08th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £20,130-£23,067
  • REF: JK25558
  • Closes: 02nd March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

The Faculty of Law requires a part-time (0.5FTE) Finance Administrator who will assist in the administration of accounts, maintain financial records, and carry out the core financial processes as part of the management of the Faculty’s finances. This will be primarily within the Faculty of Law but also work closely with Institute of Criminology’s finance team.

The chosen applicant will report to the Faculty’s Finance Coordinator and support them via efficient and accurate processing, and collating information where required to assist in the production of financial reports.

The role plays an essential part in keeping the finances of the Faculty of Law up-to-date and accurate, which in turn ensures the Faculty’s financial strategies can be efficiently implemented. Completing tasks promptly, as they arrive, will be important as there will be a need for the role holder to update both Faculty members and external suppliers on the progress of various financial transactions.

The role holder should have excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform administrative and procedural duties in an organised manner. Evidence of self-motivation, a proactive attitude, and the ability to plan are essential. Applicants should have an ability to work accurately under pressure, to work well as part of a team and to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

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To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Mr Joseph Clement via jec217@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference JK25558 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.
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