Student Finance Officer

University of the West of England, Bristol - Academic Services

The Student and Academic Services Department at UWE are recruiting for a Student Finance Officer to work as a member of the Fees and Student Finance Team, reporting to the Student Finance Team Leader.

In this role, the successful applicant will take responsibility for delivery of the university’s published fee information for a designated faculty, support the development of the university tuition fee policy and assist in the management of university data returns to the various UK funding authorities.

In this role you will support the team leader in developing processes and policy that support and manage the collection of tuition fee revenue to the University, You will also be responsible, after training, for advising and supporting students applying for funding.

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • a proven track record of working in a highly regulated environment
  • a strong attention to detail an ability to apply complex regulations
  • Experiences of providing advice and guidance about complex issues to customers.
  • A commercial focus, delivering the best results for customers in a cost effective manner
  • Experience of working with large data sets
  • Capable of building working relationships and networks with people from a range of backgrounds and cultures both with the organization and beyond.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 25 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • flexible working;
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • family friendly policies;
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

Please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

Interviews Scheduled for week commencing 23 October 2017.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Ian Stratton on 0117 3282013 or email to:

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