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Senior Accounts Clerk

Applications are invited for the position of Senior Accounts Clerk at the Department of Clinical Neurosciences central administrative team.

The Department of Clinical Neurosciences is part of the School of Clinical Medicine. It was created in January 2004 and amalgamates five separate divisions: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Stem Cell Neurobiology, the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre and the Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, together with Clinical Services.

The successful candidate will undertake a full range of accounts administrative duties within the Department, and will assist the Finance Officer with financial related activity in the department, and adhere to the University's financial regulations and practices including that relating to the WBIC which is a major research facility (MRF).

The role holder will have an AAT Intermediate qualification or equivalent, or working towards one, and GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above. The post holder will be highly competent in MS Office software packages e.g. Word, Excel and knowledge of the CUFS system would be desirable.

Ability to communicate effectively with different types of business contact, by e-mail, phone and in person, with ability to demonstrate flexible approaches to work. Considerable experience of completing deadlines in a busy accounts-based environment is essential and previous experience of using the University Financial System, especially iProcurement, or a similar financial system, would be beneficial.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Jackie Green at

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.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for this vacancy is 27th September 2018, with interviews likely to take place week commencing 8th October 2018.

Please quote reference ZE16683 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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