Senior Accounts Clerk

University of Cambridge - Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Applications are invited for the position of Senior Accounts Clerk at the Department of Clinical Neurosciences central administrative team. 

The department of Clinical Neurosciences is part of the School of Clinical Medicine. It was created in January 2004 and amalgamates five separate divisions: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Stem Cell Neurobiology, the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre and the Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, together with Clinical Services.

The successful candidate will undertake a full range of accounts administrative duties within the Department, and will assist the Finance Officer with financial related activity in the department, and adhere to the University's financial regulations and practices including that relating to the WBIC which is a major research facility (MRF).

The role holder will have an AAT Intermediate qualification or equivalent, or working towards one, and GCSE English and Maths at Grade C minimum or equivalent. The post holder will be highly competent in MS Office software packages e.g. Word, Excel and knowledge of the CUFS system would be desirable.

Ability to communicate effectively with different types of business contact, by e-mail, phone and in person, with ability to demonstrate flexible approaches to work. Experience of completing deadlines in a busy accounts-based environment is essential and previous experience of using the University Financial System, especially iProcurement, or a similar financial system, would be beneficial.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Linda Morgan at

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is 21st December 2016. With the interview date estimated to be 12th/13th January 2017.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE10854 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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