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Senior Accounts Assistant


The Finance Division is seeking to appoint a full time Senior Accounts Clerk 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. 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). Property Accounting Services is responsible for rent collection and associated recharges. Since July 2017 the residential units at the new Eddington development are also accounted for within Property Accounting Services.

The post holder is responsible for billing and recharging of commercial tenants for rent, rates, utilities and associated service charges. Specifically the role holder annually raises up to 1800 sales invoices in respect of facilities recharges. The role holder is required to collate information from various sources in order to ensure all recharges are appropriately invoiced and to liaise with customers and Estate Management as necessary.

Candidates should be educated to A-level NVQ level 3 or equivalent level of practical skills, be numerate and possess excellent IT skills.

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

The position is permanent. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 1 October 2019, with interviews taking place in the week commencing 7 October 2019.

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

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Please quote reference AG20621 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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