Accountancy Assistant - Business Support

United Kingdom
Nov 21, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution which has an international reputation for research and is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. It is among the top 20 in the UK and with over £500 million in research activity spread across a wide range of disciplines.

The University of Southampton created a centralised Finance Research Hub in early 2019. Wanting to take this to the next step we are seeking to appoint an Accountancy Assistant to work as part of a professional team responsible for research funding for the whole University.

The post will involve research finance and administration; following complex financial guidelines, costing applications, providing financial advice, setting up processes, reporting on activity, audit requirements, contracts, awards administration, communication with both internal and external stakeholders and working with applicants to maximise cost recovery.

You will be well organised, analytical and self-motivated, with good communication skills, a working knowledge of Excel and customer service skills which are essential to the role. An interest in pursuing a financial qualification is desirable, support for which is available on a competitive basis. You will use the University accounting systems for which training will be provided.

If this is you, we would love to hear from you and join us at the University of Southampton.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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