Accounts Assistant (Expenses)

open until filled
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£19,730-£22,659 GBP

The University of Cambridge, Department of Physics (West Cambridge) are seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join the finance team.

The Department has over 400 academic, academic-related, research and support staff organised into 15 research areas supported by three administrative Hubs, and 10 support sections.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the processing, checking and authorisation of expense claims from all staff in the Laboratory, credit control, and other clerical duties. The role calls for perseverance and tact in ensuring legitimacy and timeliness of payments; timely receipting of monies into the Department, and where necessary chasing overdue payments.

You will have relevant experience in an accounts/administrative based environment and experience in using standard Microsoft Office packages particularly Excel.

Additionally you will have excellent oral and written communication skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th March 2019.

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 25th March 2019.

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

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Debbie Hall on (0)1223 337425 or

Please quote reference KA18047 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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