Finance Assistant

Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Jan 07, 2021
Jan 18, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

An opportunity has arisen for a Finance Assistant to join our high performing Treasury & Transactions team on a full time permanent basis.

Based in our Sighthill campus, our finance team provide an efficient, customer focused, proactive service to the University's internal & external customers and suppliers. The Transactions team is organised into 4 flexible teams covering Fees, Credit Control, Accounts Payable and Cash & Banking.

The role

As Finance Assistant, you will primary be allocated to support the Fees team and will be responsible for dealing with internal and external contacts, who require information or have queries, which will require you to be responsive and prompt in responding to these requests.

You will deliver first class customer service by ensuring your understand and explore our students needs whilst working within the University's policies and procedures.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a proactive, customer focused person with a calm, empathetic nature to provide a comprehensive service to our students and stakeholders.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Experience and knowledge of financial systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High level of computer literacy including MS Excel, MS word and network based emails
  • Highly numerate with a systematic approach
  • Strong attention to detail

Desirable attributes:

  • Working knowledge of SITS and the Agresso system
  • Experience working in Further/Higher Education or public sector

To find out more, please visit our job page through the link to view the full job description

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous 20.4% Employer contribution pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

GBP 21,814 - GBP 25,941 (Grade 3)

Additional information

  • Interviews expected Early February 2021

Interviews will be conducted virtually over MSTeams and initial start will be homeworking in line with curent Covid guidelines.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.

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