Finance Assistant

University of Bath - Finance & Procurement

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s top 10 Universities and its mission is to deliver world-class research and teaching, educating our students to become future leaders and innovators, and benefiting the wider population through our research, enterprise and influence.

This mission is supported by the Finance & Procurement Office which provides a full range of Finance services to the University’s management, academic and support departments and external organisations.

The Finance & Procurement Office is inviting applications for a full-time Finance Assistant (Sales Ledger) to join the finance team based within the Students’ Union.

Main duties include:

  • The process and reconcile income from both commercial and non-commercial activity.
  • To process and record petty cash transactions
  • To produce sales invoices on behalf of all Students’ Union departments and to be responsible for effective debt management
  • To assist with the provision of a finance counter service within the Students’ Union and be a point of contact for customer queries.
  • To undertake a number of monthly purchase ledger reconciliation tasks related to University commercial operation

The ideal candidates will have experience in all aspects of sales ledger work and have knowledge and practical experience of computer based accounting systems. The ability to communicate at all levels, work as part of a team and also contribute positively to team goals is essential.

We are committed to personal and professional development. In addition to this we offer the following employee benefits:

  • 18% employer pension contributions (8% employee contributions)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery and childcare vouchers schemes
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Interest free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting

The position is based within Students’ Union at the University Campus.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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