Finance Assistant, Purchase Ledger

Chichester, United Kingdom
£13,126 to £13,911 per annum
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Application closing date 18/11/2018
Location Chichester Campus
Salary Salary range: £13,126 to £13,911 per annum (pay award pending) (Based on £21,585 to £22,876 per annum pro rata) Part time working 22.5 hours per week
Package Local Government Pension Scheme
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

We are recruiting two part time Finance Assistants to join our busy Finance team at the University of Chichester.  In these varied roles, you will become involved in all aspects of the accounts payable function for the University and its subsidiary companies.  

The post holder will be responsible for providing a customer focused and efficient service ensuring the accurate and timely payment of the University's suppliers, students and third parties using the Agresso Business World finance system. 

This will involve the accurate and timely input (and scanning) of purchase invoices received, matching against purchase order where appropriate and the reconciliation of supplier statements. You will be dealing with queries from staff, students and suppliers concerning the progress of their invoice/payments.  

The successful applicant will review incomplete purchase orders and resolve any issues in a timely manner. The post also involves the generation of payments to suppliers via BACS, foreign payments and credit cards and the reviewing and documenting of end to end processes within the Finance Department.  

Applicants will need to have experience of purchase ledger processing and complying with financial regulations. You must be able to demonstrate proven accurate numeracy and IT literacy skills and be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. You will be customer focused with an ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels within the University (including training staff on a one to one basis to use the on-line purchase ordering system), students and external suppliers.   The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.  

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Rachel Thacker on 01243 816134 or email  

Interview Date: Tuesday 27 November 2018  

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