University of Sussex
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Salary: starting at £28,131 to £32,411 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 16 March 2023
Closing date: 30 March 2023
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible
The University of Sussex is a dynamic, innovative, top 50 university. With a campus based in the South Downs National Park but just a few minutes from the city of Brighton and Hove, it provides an excellent working environment in a remarkable setting, combined with all that the city has to offer.
Creative thinking, intellectual challenge and collaborative working are fundamental to a Sussex education and that is reflected in our workplace too. This is an exciting chance to join a team working at the centre of the University.
Within the University’s Finance department, the Corporate Reporting Team is responsible for statutory and regulatory financial returns, budgeting and forecasting for the University Group, income and cost allocations, treasury, and tax.
We have a vacancy for a Finance Assistant who will play a key role in the team, supporting our Corporate Accounting Services function. Key responsibilities are:
- Responsibility for a range of income activities including the monthly reconciliation of key accounts and investigation of significant monthly variances
- Supporting the team’s daily income work and ensure all transactions are posted/matched/allocated no more than a day in arrears.
- Responsibility for ensuring all unmatched cashbook/bank statement entries are investigated and cleared.
- Mentoring the Online Distance Learning (ODL) Finance Assistant
- Assisting the Resource Accountant when support is required
Please contact Peter Chapman ([email protected] or 01273 877520) for informal enquiries.
The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, Inclusive Sussex , on our webpages.
Download job description and person specification 20205 [PDF 105.59KB]
The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.
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How to apply
Download our professional services application form – Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.
You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to [email protected]
You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.
You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.
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