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Finance Officer

University of Sheffield - Department of Politics & International Relations & Department of Sociological Studies

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £26,715 to £30,942 per annum. With potential to progress to £33,797 with exceptional contribution.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th September 2020
Closes: 7th October 2020
Job Ref: UOS026647

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive Finance Officer to lead the financial operations across both the Department of Politics and International Relations and the Department of Sociological Studies. The Department of Politics and International Relations is one of the UKs most successful centres for research and teaching. The Department of Sociological Studies is one of the top social science research departments in the UK with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice. Supported by an experienced Finance Assistant, you will be working closely with colleagues from the Faculty Finance Team.

You will provide direction and advice to staff and students on a wide range of financial matters and will ensure that both Departments comply fully with internal and external audit requirements. We are seeking candidates with a working knowledge of financial procedures, preferably in a higher education setting, with the ability to work to the highest degree of accuracy and with the skills and confidence to tackle problems and work with others from within and outside the organisation. The role will require excellent customer service skills as well as excellent planning and organisation skills and strong IT skills. This is an exciting opportunity for you to take a significant lead in managing, maintaining and improving our financial activities.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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