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Senior Finance Officer - Expenditure

Unipol Student Homes

This post is fixed term for 14 months

Unipol is a housing Charity established in 1973 by the University and the then Polytechnic in Leeds in co-operation with their Student Unions. In 1997, Unipol became an incorporated Charitable Company with a Board structure.

Unipol provides assistance in finding and supplying housing for students in Nottingham, Leeds and is the main private sector service supplier for the University of Bradford and Bradford College, Leeds Beckett University, the University of Leeds, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, The Northern College of Contemporary Dance, Leeds City College, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds College of Art and Leeds College of Music.

The Senior Finance Officer - Expenditure is a key member of staff, maintaining and administering Unipol’s financial and other records in close co-operation with the Finance Manager, Senior Finance Officer - Income, Senior Finance Officer (Balance Sheet) and other finance staff. Independence in the arrangement of work under a minimum of supervisory control and the exercise of personal initiative is essential.

This post reports to the Finance Manager and has a number of important first line responsibilities. Essential requirements are previous work experience in a finance role together with working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and an understanding of the Worldpay, Futurepay and MOTO systems.  Experience of change management within finance systems would be an advantage.

All staff working in Unipol are jointly employed by Unipol and the University of Leeds. Unipol, the University of Leeds and the other universities and organisations are multi-cultural communities, which value diversity. All staff are expected to treat all individuals fairly, with dignity and respect and contribute to creating a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for all.

Informal enquiries may be made to Nikki Verity tel +44 (0)113 2053415, email

Click here for further information about Unipol

Unipol Student Homes is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales NO 3401440. Registered Charity No. 1063492.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Unipol
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  0.5 fte or 17.5 hours a week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 14 months to cover maternity leave)
Release Date:  Monday 10 February 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 27 February 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 05 March 2020
Reference:  CSUNI1052
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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