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Finance Assistant (Psychology)

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
21,814 - 25,217 a year (pro-rated for part time working)
Interview Date
to be confirmed
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Role Description


The Finance Department is part of the administrative structure of the University. It comprises over 60 members of staff located around the campus. Finance has 4 main activity areas – Management Accounting, Accounting Services, Finance Shared Services and Procurement.


The focus of the Faculty Finance Assistant role will be to provide operational finance support for a department within the sciences faculty, under the supervision of the department’s Management Accountant. The post holder 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 with the department.

The post is part-time and the starting salary will be within the range of £21,814 - £25,217 on grade 4 of the University’s salary scales (pro-rated for part-time working).

Skills, Experience & Qualifications needed

The appointment will suit a person who has practical accounting experience as part of a finance team, delivering front-line finance support to colleagues. The Finance Assistant should demonstrate a good knowledge of ledger transactions and bookkeeping, and use standard Microsoft applications. The post holder will liaise with a number of service areas within the Finance department so should be an active communicator with a ‘can do’ approach.

You will be able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently. In addition you will be friendly and enthusiastic, with flexibility to prioritise a varied workload and maintain a customer-service focus.

Interview date: To be confirmed

For informal enquiries: Informal enquiries may be made to Teresa Birch, Management Account – Psychology, or Neil Everett, Science Finance Manager

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