Accounts Clerk

University of Cambridge - Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology is seeking to appoint an Accounts Assistant to deal with the day-to-day running of our busy accounts office which also acts as the main reception for the Department.

The successful candidate will able to work as part of a small team and will be required to fulfil reception duties as well as focusing on accounts payable, accounts receivable and purchasing activities within the Department. The post-holder will be a key member of the team who strive to provide a comprehensive support service to research groups, staff members and students in the Department. The Department aims to provide this support in an efficient yet friendly manner whilst working closely as a team. There will also be times when the post-holder is required to cover the Department stores.

Although experience of the University Finance System would be an advantage, full training in the University's financial procedures and processes will be provided.

Candidates should be educated to A level or equivalent (including GCSE or equivalent, Mathematics and English), ideally with some formal accountancy training/qualifications, experience of working in an accounting environment and with excellent interpersonal and PC skills.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Tracey Theobald-Greaves at, (01223) 334064.

Please quote reference PL10862 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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