Accounts Clerk

University of Cambridge - Department of Biochemistry

We are seeking to appoint an Accounts Clerk to work as part of a small but busy team in the Department of Biochemistry.

You will be one of the primary points of contact for account enquiries and undertake a full range of support duties including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger activities using the University's financial system, as well as dealing with post, filing and petty cash.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to work effectively in a team and have experience of dealing with customers and colleagues at all levels. Good time management, attention to detail, and ability to use their own initiative is essential.

Candidates should be educated to GCSE level, or equivalent, with at least five grades A* - C including English and Mathematics. Excellent communication skills are essential. Experience using Oracle Financials and iProcurement is desirable. Ideally, the successful candidate will have or be working towards their AAT qualification.

Maternity cover: This post is fixed-term for 9 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

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.

Informal enquiries about the job can be sent to Debbie Canham (

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.

Enquiries about the online application process can be sent to Adriana Dote (

Please quote reference PH12877 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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