Senior Finance Assistant

Lancaster University

We are looking to appoint a Senior Finance Assistant to be based in the Faculty of Science & Technology.

The main duties of the role are:

  • Full support for budget setting process for allocated areas;
  • Carrying out regular monitoring of the income and expenditure within allocated budget areas involving interaction on a regular basis with staff in departments, taking actions where appropriate and reporting relevant issues to the Faculty Finance Partner, Heads of Department, Departmental Officer (as appropriate);
  • Assisting with preparations for and discussions relating to mid-year and year-end reviews of financial performance;
  • Financial support, monitoring and assisting with resolution of queries relating to invoicing, external grants & projects and debtor position as required.

You will have the following skills:

  • To be part or fully AAT qualified (or equivalent) and committed to relevant on-going personal development and training;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people from a variety of backgrounds from within and outside the University;
  • The ability to present information in an accurate and appropriate format. Ability to maintain electronic records and to carry out the analysis and manipulation of information held in Excel spread-sheets.

Please note 2 positions are available, 1x indefinite and 1x fixed term for one year (maternity leave).

Any queries, please contact Katherine Gill (

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups

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