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Are you a highly numerate finance administrator with an eye for detail and an ability to communicate confidently with people at all levels? 

If so, this part-time opportunity within the Division of Arts and Humanities could be a great chance for you to develop further your skills and experience in an accounts or finance environment.

Reporting to the Finance Officer, you will provide generalist financial support to the Division, adhering to service level agreements and the University’s financial regulations. Confident in your ability to respond to a wide range of enquiries and to explain complex financial procedures to non-finance staff, you will work on your own initiative, signposting queries when necessary.

As Finance Administrator you will:

  • administer a range of transactional financial processes including expenses claims, timesheet claims, sales invoices, credit card reconciliation, cash advances, petty cash, hospitality cards and online store items
  • arrange travel for the Division, booking flights and hotels for staff, students and visitors
  • act as first point of contact for general finance queries ensuring excellent customer service is provided
  • record and monitor divisional funding schemes and advise budget holders as required

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • GCSE English and Maths (grade C/4 or above) and a foundation level financial qualification (be actively studying towards or willing to undertake) or equivalent
  • good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages, and a good understanding of databases and spreadsheets
  • excellent and demonstrable numeracy skills
  • the ability to remain focused and effective when faced with competing demands in a busy environment

The Division of Arts and Humanities is a thriving academic community with a strong tradition of interdisciplinarity. Our work spans architecture, the creative arts and design, languages and linguistics, history and archaeology, literature, music, philosophy and religion.

The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ over 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the HR Team at [email protected] quoting ref number: AHUM-173-22

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward.

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels.

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, interviews may take place remotely.

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