Finance Assistant - DPMMS (Permanent)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

We are seeking a full-time Finance Assistant to join our administration team at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

The main duties will be to assist the Departmental Finance Manager across a wide range of financial duties including processing invoices, purchase orders, and expense forms; processing of income; and petty cash arrangements. You will undertake a full range of accounts administrative duties within the Finance Office following University policy and procedures and best practices in order to achieve accurate input within specified guidelines and deadlines.

You will be educated to at least A Level standard. The role involves day-to-day contact with academic and administrative staff and students and requires the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. The successful candidate will be highly organised and possess accurate, methodical working methods with strong IT skills. On the job training in use of the University's financial systems can be provided.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for flexible, hybrid working arrangements with the option of working from home for some of the time.

Alongside a competitive salary and 36 days of annual leave per annum, University staff are eligible for a comprehensive package of benefits and services, including discounts on shopping, health care, financial services, and public transport.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

On the online form, you should clearly explain the reasons for your application, and indicate how your knowledge, skills, and experience match the requirements of the role as described in the Further Particulars. The full contact details of two referees should be included; at least one of whom should be contactable if you are invited to attend an interview.

Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy can be made to

Interviews are expected to be held w/c 18th December 2023.

Please quote reference LF39434 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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