Vacancy reference
Salary range
£32,332 - £38,205 per annum
Appointment term
Closing date


This newly created role presents an exciting opportunity to join the Mathematical Institute, a thriving academic department with an outstanding reputation for its teaching and research.  As Finance Officer, you will be responsible for leading the Accounts Payable, Expenses and Receivable functions of the department, including the management of two Finance Assistants.  You will report to the Senior Finance Officer.

In this varied and challenging role you will ensure the smooth running of both the purchase ledger and sales ledger. Overall, you will:

  • have responsibility for the prioritisation and coordination of work, ensuring that the team are performing consistently, University guidance is followed and that work is completed in an accurate and timely manner;
  • drive excellence within the team, leading by example and demonstrating a high level of motivation and professionalism; and
  • promote a process improvement environment and encourage a positive and collaborative environment where best practice is shared and new suggestions and ideas are welcomed. 


What We Offer

 As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• Flexible hybrid working model

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave (pro rata)

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans


The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

We proudly hold a departmental Athena SWAN Silver Award and an institutional Race Equality Charter Bronze Award, which guide our progress towards advancing racial and gender equality. As part of our strategic aim to improve staff equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications from BME candidates, who are currently under-represented in positions of this type within the department.


Application details: 

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Coordinator (email: @email), quoting vacancy reference 173483.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below: 

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Monday 01 July 2024 can be considered.

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