Senior Clerk (Accounts Payable Supervisor)

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.

The Department of Physics is looking for an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join their friendly team during an exciting period of substantial change, as the Department prepares itself for occupancy of its new, state of the art, research facility, the Ray Dolby Centre, in 2024.

The successful candidate will: manage invoicing processes, support buyers across the Department in purchasing and invoicing, carry out reporting in support of AP activity, support other members of the Departmental Finance team and assist with varied transactional processing and month-end, half year-end and year-end processes; contribute to the review of financial processes and procedures to ensure compliance with the University's Financial Regulations.

The ideal candidate will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent qualification) in Maths and English; and have experience in an accounts-based role, with use of accountancy software packages and relevant reporting tools. You will have advanced Excel skills in data manipulation and the presentation of financial information, good numerical problem-solving skills, attention to detail, as well as accuracy and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

In return we offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (36 days inclusive of bank holidays), a wide range of competitive benefits known as CAMbens, family friendly policies to help maintain the work-life balance as well as development opportunities.

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

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Niall Taylor, Purchasing Supervisor (

Please quote reference KA39631 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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