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Accountancy Assistant

Southampton, United Kingdom
£25,742 to £28,759 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Business Support

Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:
Thursday 13 June 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 2737324RR


The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise and sits within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people. While our diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.

The role and about you

The University of Southampton is seeking an accountancy assistant to provide support to the University’s Medicine finance department (based across Southampton General Hospital and Highfield campus) and their external customers. This interesting and varied role is on a full-time basis with a blend of office and remote working.

The Faculty of Medicine Finance Team is part of University’s Professional Services Group Finance Directorate. The team is interdisciplinary and work closely with our Financial Planning and other professional services team, while supporting Faculty of Medicine colleagues. The role will cover supporting external funded post award management and a variety of financial task, such as supporting enterprise and education activities. You will use the University costing and accounting systems for which training will be provided.

To be successful you should be well organised, analytical, and self-motivated, with good communication skills, able to demonstrate a working knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and have a basic understanding of accounting. An interest in pursuing a financial qualification is desirable.

What we can offer you

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. 

The University also offers many other benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holidays including extra 8 days during the year
  • Discounted access to on campus sports, arts, and culture facilities
  • Wide range of discounts from national and international shops and services


Company info
+(44)023 8059 5000
SO17 1BJ

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