Finance Assistant

University of the West of England, Bristol - Finance Department

The Finance Team are seeking to recruit a Finance Assistant on a full-time, permanent basis.

You will support a small and busy section within Management accounts with their provision of a professional service to customers (both internal and external).

You will principally be providing support to the team by creating - on a yearly, monthly and/or ad-hoc basis - financial reports, analysing data within those reports and reporting variances and other issues to the team and budget holders.

The role also has a strong financial administrative function, including the input & extraction of data from the Agresso Finance system and staff position creation & maintenance within the Human Resources (HR) and payroll system.

Execution of these duties will require regular liaison with budget holders and other staff within Finance and other service departments (e.g. Facilities).

The role is likely to be varied and would suit both experienced Finance staff and people wishing to improve their knowledge and ability within the Finance function.

Closing date for applications is 25 February 2018 at 11.59 pm

Interviews are scheduled for 14 March 2018

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please see the attached full job description and person specification for the role.

For an informal discussion or if you have any queries, please contact Neil Humphreys on 0117 32 87664 or email:

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • 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.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and  independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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