University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Finance Officer

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Finance Officer Students' Union

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £25,750 to £27,878 Closing Date: Sunday 02 June 2024 Reference: 2707124SU

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Finance Officer to join us full time (35 hours per week).

The role will be responsible for the efficient and effective processing of all aspects of finance including the accurate processing and delivery of the payroll function within SUSU. As a team player, you will work within a small team and support with the smooth running of the finance functions.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a student led charity based in Southampton. The role offers the opportunity to gain a wide range of experience within the not-for-profit sector including supporting finance functions for our social enterprise outlets (shop, vegan café, café bar and pub), a varied events programme.

About You

You will have previous experience in Sales and Purchase ledger, also preferably have some payroll experience of various payroll processing tasks or a good understanding and willingness to learn.

We are looking for someone who has great attention to detail, accuracy, and problem-solving skills.

Previous experience of Sage is preferable, and you will hold AAT Level 3 or be willing to obtain this.

About Us

We are the University of Southampton Students' Union (SUSU). Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students and our vision is that every student loves their time at Southampton.

As an employer, we offer a range of benefits:

  • Holiday of 24 days per annum. In addition, there are six closure holiday days during Easter and Christmas and eight bank holidays.
  • Defined contributions pension scheme where we contribute 10%.
  • Discounted bus passes (UniLink and Blue Star) and a cycle scheme
  • Hybrid working (with a minimum of 3 days in our office on Highfield Campus, Southampton)
  • To find out more, visit our website here

    Apply Now

    You can easily apply using your CV and covering letter by clicking on 'Apply Now'.

    For any queries before submitting your application, please contact Kelly Hysko (Head of Finance) [email protected]

    Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.

    SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce, and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.


    Job details


    Finance Officer


    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    May 02, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 02, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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