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Finance Reconciliation Officer - Student Loan Company (SLC) Income

Docklands, United Kingdom
£38,022 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting from £38,022 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024
Interview Date: Wednesday 22 May 2024
Reference: 1242-24-PS

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job

This role is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the Student Loan Company (SLC) and Student Award Agency Scotland (SAAS) financial data of the university, undertaking tasks relating to the invoicing, collection, reconciliation, and maintenance of the SLC/SAAS income.

The post holder will work closely with internal colleagues in Income and Credit Control, Finance, Student Money, and Rights team (SMART), and Academic Registry and the Student Loan Company.

About You

You'll need strong numerical acumen and meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy in financial records. Proficiency in MS Office, particularly advanced Excel skills, is essential for handling complex data sets effectively. With experience in consumer and business invoicing, you'll excel in managing large data volumes while delivering concise, understandable results to auditors and senior management. Your ability to summarise and communicate complex financial information to diverse audiences, both within and outside the finance realm, will be invaluable.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a discretionary and non-contractual shared success bonus scheme with a value of up to £5,000 in the 23/24 academic year, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification More about our benefits

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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