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Assistant Finance Officer

Close of applications: 17:00 24th February 2019

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£19,202 - £20,836 (pro-rata)

Permanent role, part time or full time

25 to 35 hours per week or term-time working

We have an exciting opportunity to work as an Assistant Finance Officer in our Finance team.  The role is based at the Students’ Union on the Highfield Campus, University of Southampton. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks which will include:

  • Maintaining and processing the payroll information
  • Processing payments and receipts for SUSU Student Clubs and Societies
  • Processing and allocating purchase invoices within the accounting system
  • Inputting journals to the finance system
  • Assisting with the two-weekly BACS payment runs
  • Assisting in the month end process and other routine finance procedures as required

About You

You will be qualified at AAT Level 3/CIPP Level 1 (or have equivalent experience) and have experience of administrating a payroll and of delivering day-to-day financial operations within an organisation. You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills, an analytical approach and meticulous attention to detail.

The hours for the role are flexible, working 25 – 35 hours.  If you are applying to work 25 hours this must cover a minimum of four days. We are also open to the possibility of term-time working for the right candidate.

Working with the Students’ Union will give you a rare opportunity to engage with a vibrant, innovative and ever developing organisation.

What we will offer:

The University of Southampton Students’ Union has a vision of creating a positive impact with every student during their time at the University.  As a not for profit organisation the Students’ Union provides a comprehensive platform of opportunities, support, representation and places for our members to enhance their overall University experience.

Benefits of Working at the Students’ Union:

On top of developing you to become an Assistant Finance Officer, we recognise our people are our greatest assets and offer a number of benefits over and above your monthly pay. 

  • Up to 38 days’ annual leave per year pro rata, including a week at Christmas and Easter
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Staff social activities
  • Staff discounts on entertainment, eating out, retail and travel
  • Comprehensive induction and strong learning and development offer
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

If you are interested in applying for this position click on apply now, submitting your CV and covering letter as to why you believe you are the right candidate for this position. 

Please ensure you indicate the number of hours you would prefer to work.

Closing Date and Time:         Sunday 24 February 2019 at 5pm.

Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.

The University of Southampton Students’ Union is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent.  We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.

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