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Finance Assistant

Imperial College London

Location: London
Salary: £30,273 to £33,180
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 19th October 2021
Job Ref: ENG01900

Location: South Kensington/White City

 Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university.

A leading department of biomedical engineering among UK Universities, the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London has consistently been awarded exceptional research ratings, including in the 2014 REF assessment, in which 95% of the Department has returned research was judged world leading and internationally excellent.

To find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and excellent professional development opportunities, please visit

Key duties and responsibilities

We wish to appoint a Finance Assistant to support the day-to-day financial operations of the department by providing a prompt and efficient service to staff and students, by helping to support the management of departmental recurrent accounts and sponsor funded research grants and contracts.

You will predominantly be responsible for processing purchase requests and act as the first point of call for all purchasing related queries. In addition, you will also be expected to work closely with other college teams such as accounts payable and accounts receivables, to assist in managing invoice related queries from external suppliers and customers.

Essential requirements

You should have a proven ability to work within a financial environment and preferably have experience of working within the higher education sector.

You should be educated to GCSE level standard or equivalent, possess excellent numerical skills, accuracy and attention to detail, strong IT skills and the ability to manage a high volume of diverse tasks. You should be able to work effectively under pressure and with minimal supervision.

Further Information

This is a full time, open ended post.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Mr Chris Sanders

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Yusra Vallimohamed 

For technical issues when applying, email

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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