AboutThe University of Nottingham Students’ Union exists to enable every student at the University of Nottingham to fulfil their potential, meet their aspirations and to have the most incredible time at University. Formally, we are a registered charity that acts as the recognised representative body of all students at the University, and every student is automatically a member free of charge. We support students to share and air their views on academic life and the wider University experience. The Union provides a huge range of social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities, including forums for discussions and debates, and opportunities for their personal development.
The Finance Assistant will perform bank and till reconciliations accurately and on time, ensuring suppliers are paid in line with financial procedures. You will also support and develop the understanding of the student treasurers and non-Finance staff, empowering them to have greater knowledge of financial processes. You will have a relevant accounting qualification or be qualified by experience and have 3 years or more experience working in an admin or finance role.
Here at the University of Nottingham Students’ Union, we are a connected student community. A brilliant, diverse, ambitious community, 38,000 strong. We are proudly independent from the university and right at the heart of student life. We’re a diverse community from first-year undergraduates to research students, elected student Officers and staff, to volunteers, pioneers, and so much more. Together, we are getting involved, making change and supporting each other, making student life at the University of Nottingham the very best it can be.
The ideal candidate will have experience of all aspects of bank reconciliation; till and daily takings reconciliation; end to end management of purchase ledger system; approval process following financial procedures; reconciliation of clearing accounts to ensure accuracy and possess advanced Excel skills. An understanding of VAT and ability to apply the technical rules we must follow would be highly desirable, although not essential. If you are able to deliver excellent customer service, have experience of developing others, experience of using computerised accounting system and excellent organisational and communication skills we would love to hear from you!
When you come to work @UoNSU you bring your skills, experience, talent, commitment and a desire to do a great job. Our Students’ Union prides itself on being inclusive, working collaboratively and empowering individuals to be the best they can. In return we want to be an employer where every member of the staff team feels valued, trusted, inspired, and able to grow and to have fun. We welcome people from different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We value diversity, promote equity and challenge discrimination. We are on a journey to increase the diversity of our staff team and we would like to encourage applications from disabled, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to better reflect the diverse community we serve.