Accounts Assistant (Mat Cover) (104996-0122)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Coventry, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Feb 2022

Full-time, fixed term contract, maternity cover (up to 11 months).

Start Date: 1 March 2022.

The Department of Chemistry is looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant to provide clerical support in the finance office. Duties include processing invoices, receipting goods, placing orders, resolving invoice queries, making travel bookings and processing travel claims.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent). They will be customer focused in their approach to work, have good numeracy and IT skills and good organisational and time management skills. They will have demonstrable knowledge of financial packages and MS Excel. They will have an eye for detail and display flawless accuracy. They will be comfortable working with high volume of invoices to tight deadlines.

They will have an adaptable working approach, have the ability to work well in a team and on their own, and be able to interact with academic staff, researchers and other stakeholders inside and outside the university.

This is a great opportunity for an individual wishing to extend and further develop their skills in an academic department, whilst learning about a growing strategically important department at the University of Warwick.

What we offer

We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 26 days’ holiday including Christmas closure, excellent learning and development opportunities, and savings on a wide range of products and services. We offer a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, onsite childcare facilities. We recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and offer you access to flexible working, for more information visit our Rewards and Benefits webpage.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. Both the Department of Chemistry and the University of Warwick hold Athena SWAN silver awards, a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We provide a welcoming and inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities.

Interview Date: TBC.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick's jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.


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