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Accounts Payable Team Leader

The Finance Division is seeking to appoint a full time Accounts Payable team leader to join the Property Accounting Services section. The Finance Division manages the financial resources of the University and the support services for the financial functions carried out by the University's departments. The role will be part of the Financial Operations team, based at Greenwich House, Madingley Road.

The Property Accounting Services section provides financial and transactional support to Estate Management (EM). Apart from the buildings which are used for teaching and research (the operational estate), EM also maintains in and around Cambridge in excess of 500 billable residential and commercial units (the non-operational estate).

The post holder leads the Accounts Payable team responsible for transaction processing in CUFS on behalf of Estate Management, operating within tight deadlines, ensuring all processing is completed on time and adhering to the University's Financial Regulations. The team processes in excess of 30,000 accounts payable transactions in a year.

Candidates should be educated to GCE A-level or equivalent, Level 4 AAT (or equivalent) is desirable along with demonstrable numeracy, IT and leadership skills.

Candidates will be required to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers; be able to work on their own and in a team and be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records) check, a health assessment and a security check.

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.

It is intended that interviews will be held during the weeks commencing 4 and 11 December 2017.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Theresa Jones at, (01223) 332226.

Please quote reference AG13935 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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