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Senior Accounts Clerk (Fixed Term)

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

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.

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

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 19th September 2019 with interview date to be confirmed.

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

Please quote reference ZE20500 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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