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Finance Officer

Are you a part-qualified accountant or do you have significant finance office experience? Would you like to be part of a busy and customer focused finance team? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritise and organise your work and to produce accurate work under pressure?

We are looking for a part qualified accountant/accounting technician or person with significant finance office experience to join the Faculty Finance Office (FFO) and provide financial support and advice across the Faculty of Environment. 

The main duties of the post will involve assisting the Faculty Accountants and Deputy Faculty Finance Manager with reporting,  budgeting and planning for the faculty’s accounts, costing of projects and short courses, support with statutory returns, staff cost reviewing, updating of forecasting and planning, month end reporting and postgraduate research student financial administration.

With experience of monitoring actual income and expenditure against budget and of preparing variance analysis, you will have excellent IT and analytical skills and a proven ability to use Microsoft Excel effectively. You will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as a team player and to build positive working relationships with a wide range of people.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Julia Martindale, Deputy Faculty Finance Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 1639, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Finance (inc Payroll)
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Working Time:  1 x full time ongoing role, 1 x full time fixed term for 12 months role
Post Type:  Full Time/Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Ongoing/Fixed Term)
Release Date:  Monday 06 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020
Reference:  CSFIN1068
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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