Vacancy ID:
5180
Location:
Hybrid Working
Department:
College of Life Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Part-time (0.7FTE), fixed term for one year
Salary details:
Grade 4 £20,092 to £22,847 pro rata
Hours per week:
24.5
25 May 2022
About the role

Working within the College of Life Sciences Finance Administration Team, you will provide a comprehensive financial and administrative support service to staff and postgraduate students based in the research departments and other areas of the College of Life Sciences.

The role requires excellent organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail and encompasses a range of responsibilities including:

  • Review and approval of purchase orders
  • Responding to queries and information requests relating to the procurement of goods and services
  • Maintenance of purchasing records
  • Raising sales invoices and other related documentation
  • Assisting with travel attendance procedures for staff and students
  • Producing reports to support the strategic monitoring of budgets
About you

You will have experience of working in a comparable role and setting.  You will have excellent IT skills across the Microsoft Office suite, be a proficient user of the internet and have a working knowledge of a financial software system e.g. SAP.  A proven ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail, along with excellent numeracy skills is essential.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Karen Monger (Operations Manager, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology), email: km13@leicester.ac.uk , or Dr Ruth Barber (College Director of Operations), email: rcb6@leicester.ac.uk 

Applications for job share will be considered.
 
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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