Finance Officer

University College London - UCL - Division of Biosciences, Faculty of Life Sciences

The Division of Biosciences is seeking applications for a Finance Officer post to provide financial and administrative support to members of the Division. The post holder will be responsible for overseeing the expense claim process and Division financial administration, including facilities recharging, suspense account, studentship finance, and intranet administration. The post-holder will be required to maintain a good working knowledge of all UCL financial policies and procedures and reporting packages. This is an open ended position available immediately. Please note the initial appointment will be made in the range between spine points 21 – 24 (follow 'apply' button below for link to UCL salary scales).

The post holder should be committed to continuing their professional development. They will need to have strong IT skills and be able to demonstrate a high level of numeracy and the ability to understand and interpret complex financial data. Excellent verbal and written communication and strong prioritisation skills are needed together with a good understating of financial processes and regulations. Experience of working in higher education and of science funding bodies terms and conditions would be beneficial.

UCL vacancy reference: 1615498.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. For informal queries on the role, please contact Roger Allman at If you have any queries on the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on quoting the vacancy reference number: 1615498.

Closing Date: 14 December 2016.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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