Senior Accounts Clerk (Part Time)

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Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

The position is available from 1 January 2024 or as soon after as possible. As a member of the accounts team, you will undertake a full range of accounts duties in Payables, Receivables and General Ledger, with other duties relating to research grants and payroll, and provide a first point of enquiry for staff, students and suppliers seeking accounts-related information and guidance.

Candidates will have GCSE English and Maths, Grade 4 (Grade C) or above. AAT Intermediate, or equivalent is desirable. Candidates will also be familiar with use of MS Excel. Extensive accounts-based work experience is required, and familiarity with use of on-line financial systems (Oracle Financials desirable).

Good written and communication skills and interpersonal skills, a patient attitude, tact, and diplomacy are important, as is the ability to work as a proactive team player.

The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst achieving accuracy and paying attention to detail, is imperative. You will also be required to work on your own initiative within the scope of your role.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Julie Ingham by email:

To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link 'Apply online' or visit the vacancy pages on the following website: This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) before completing the online application form.

Further particulars for the role and information about the Department

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

Interviews will be held: 13 December 2023 in the afternoon

Please quote reference PP39345 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.

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

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