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Finance Officer

University of Kent - Division of Computing, Engineering & Mathematical Science

Location: Canterbury
Salary: £27,924 to £31,406 Grade 6, per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th August 2022
Closes: 14th September 2022
Job Ref: CEMS-164-22

Post Type: Part Time

Hours per Week: 24.5

Come and join a great team in the Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, where we believe that progress in our subjects leads to profound and positive change in the world.

As a member of our Professional Services staff you will be eligible to apply to work up to two days from home, if you can bear to be away from your base in the RIBA award-winning Sibson Building and its ancient woodland setting.

With a generous leave entitlement (43 days in total, pro rata) and access to discounted sports facilities, travel and cultural activities, the University is a champion of the work-life balance, keeping its people at the heart of its business.  Recognised with the Athena Swan Silver Award in 2021, the University of Kent continues to support and invest in its diverse community, growing its reputation as a welcoming and inclusive employer.  In short, it’s a great place to work!

We are looking to recruit a Finance Officer within the Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Science. The Finance Officer will oversee the financial administration and associated processes and procedures within the Division including key financial procedures such as: month/year-end; expenses claims; virements and journals; the monitoring and reconciliation of all divisional budgets; preparing financial reports and data required for high-level budget management and analysis; processing HPL claims, and preparing irregular worker contracts. Reporting to the Finance & Resources Manager, the role holder will provide professional and comprehensive financial support enabling senior management to make informed decisions.

As a Finance Officer you will:

  •  Provide operational management support to the Finance & Resources Manager in close liaison with other staff within the divisional Finance & Resources team, ensuring operational efficiency and compliancy with University and other financial regulations.
  •  Monitor the Division's financial procedures and processes to ensure they are fully compliant with University guidelines and administered accurately and efficiently.
  • Provide professional financial guidance and advice to staff and students within the Division with the operational running of budgets and processes
  • Reconcile all divisional pay budgets to monitor under- or over-spends, coding errors, payment errors as well as processing pay claims for timesheet staff
  • Lead, motivate and develop relevant staff, providing clear objectives and managing performance against these

To succeed in this role you will:

  • Have GCSE English and Maths (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent
  • Have a foundation level financial qualification(eg AAT) actively studying towards full qualification, or willingness to undertake; or equivalent
  • Have pevious experience in a similar finance/accounting role
  • Have strong communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Have excellent organisational skills and an ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

Further details:   

Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.

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