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Finance Coordinator (Fixed Term)

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

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres, with a reputation for outstanding academic achievement that is known world-wide.

The Finance Coordinator will provide high level financial support to the Faculty of HSPS and the Faculty Finance Manager. As part of the duties, they will coordinate Finance services within the Faculty Finance office, overseeing the administration of all the Accounts Payable and Receivable activities and the processing of all Faculty payments and associated compliance on the supplementary payroll system (UPS).

The post holder will be responsible for reporting to individual budget holders across the Faculty and to research grant Principal Investigators on a monthly basis and reviewing the grants expenditure and budgets and to communicate with the Faculty Finance Manager daily and Departmental administrative and Academic staff regularly.

The post holder will line manage the small team of Senior Accounts clerks, increasing efficiencies in employee expenses payments, supplier set-up and supplier invoice processing.

The successful candidate will hold a degree level education/level 6 vocational qualifications and Financial/Accounting AAT (Professional Diploma). They will have substantial experience in a senior finance management role in a similar environment.

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The deadline for application is 28 June 2020. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter. The post is available immediately.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Laura Cousens, If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact

Please quote reference JB23032 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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