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Finance Officer

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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24,983 - 30,688 a year
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Role Description

A new opportunity has arisen to appoint a full time Finance Officer in the Finance Department and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, forward thinking and adaptable individual to take a key part in providing effective and efficient management and coordination of the day-to-day financial operations, accounting services and systems for the department of Social Policy & Social Work.

The post holder will work within the Social Sciences Faculty Finance Team, working closely with a lead Management Accountant in a departmental setting. The role will benefit from interaction with the wider finance department (payments, payroll, fees office etc.) but will also work collaboratively with academic staff and other support colleagues within the department.

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises 9 departments, with turnover in excess of £80m (including £13m research income), has approximately 500 members of staff, and a population of 5,000 students.

We are looking for a confident proactive individual who is a finance specialist. An AAT qualification (or actively studying for level 4) and the ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy is essential.

This post is full time on an open contract and the starting salary will be in the range £24,983 - £30,688 a year.

For informal enquiries about the role please contact either Isabel Jones, Management Accountant: Tel: +44 (0)1904 322107 or Jane Barrand, Departmental Manager: Tel: +44 (0)1904 321232.

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