University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Finance Administrator

Finance Administrator

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity in which to develop your finance career in a world-leading academic department and University?

The Department of Physics is seeking a professional individual to undertake financial duties in one of our administrative Hubs, providing pro-active support to academic and research staff.

You will be educated to HND, HNC level 4/5 vocational qualification (or equivalent level of practical experience) and have AAT Intermediate, or equivalent (or working towards). You will also need to have previous accounting experience, excellent organisational and communication skills and be IT literate.

This post has a wide remit and the postholder would be involved with general ledger and research grant management and reporting, as well as purchasing, facilities charging, invoice processing, managing expense claims and a team credit card.

You will possess excellent inter-personal skills to be able to work well with the Hub team and manage good working relationships with a wide variety of people from all over the world, in order to gain an understanding of the needs of academics and research staff and deliver a responsive financial service to them. You will be involved in contributing to continuous improvements in the Department's financial administration through close cooperation with the central Finance team.

The Department is looking forward to major developments, including moving to a state-of-the-art, multi-million-pound new building due for completion in 2024. This is an exciting and challenging time for the Department, and we are seeking an individual with a positive attitude towards change and development to join us.

The Department is committed to supporting training and development opportunities such as AAT accreditation.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: [email protected]

Interviews are likely to take place w/c 12th June 2023.

Please quote reference KA36657 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Information
  • Department/Location

    Department of Physics






    Assistant staff


    11 May 2023

    Closing date

    1 June 2023

    Job details


    Finance Administrator


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 01, 2023

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Business and Economics,Physics,Space Science

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