Finance / Accounts Assistant (Part-Time)
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

The Institute is a department of the University of Cambridge at the cutting edge of science, with 16 research groups, carrying out research on projects related to cancer and developmental biology.

We are looking for a friendly, flexible and highly numerate Finance Assistant to join our Admin team. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and experience of working in an accounts and ideally laboratory-based environment. Experience of working with research grants, would also be desirable. As the role involves liaising with members of the Institute at all levels, and occasionally external agencies and sponsors, in addition to acting as a point of contact for financial queries, it is essential that you have excellent communication skills. You should be able to work as part of a team but also to work independently. Knowledge of university finance systems would be an advantage, as would knowledge of university HR systems, to enable you to provide cover for the team during holidays of other team members.

Duties will include:

  • Processing invoices and expense claims

  • Running and reviewing UFS reports and issuing the information to grant holders

  • Acting as a point of contact for financial matters within the Institute

  • Maintaining, filing and archiving financial records and databases

  • Providing cover for the HR Assistant

  • Acting as central contact for organisation of Institute annual retreat

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2021 in the first instance.

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If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Suzanne Campbell at



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