Finance and Office Assistant (Part-time, 50%)
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

We are looking for a Finance and Office Assistant to join the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and support the work of our finance team on a permanent basis. Your role will be focussed on processing, recording and monitoring financial transactions (AP, AR, General Ledger, Grants, Fixed Assets and Purchasing), ensuring compliance with the University's financial procedures. You will also provide general administrative support across the team including filing, reordering stationary and consumables, ordering business cards and liaising on building maintenance issues. On occasion, you may be required to provide holiday cover for the CISL Reception, greeting visitors, answering phone calls, sorting post and keeping public areas tidy.

CISL builds strategic leadership capacity to tackle global challenges. We achieve this through the delivery of leadership programmes and collaborative projects with business and policy leaders around the world.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent level of practical experience.
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office, especially skilled with Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of facts, principles, processes and general concepts related to Finance and Accounts.
  • Experience in preparation of purchase orders and processing expense claims.
  • Experience of following office procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team and to prioritise own workload effectively.
  • Confidence and tact in dealing with people at all levels within and beyond the University.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Flexible approach, with a willingness to take on additional duties as necessary.
  • Experience with the Cambridge University Financial System (CUFS), iProcurement, etc. (desirable).

This is a part-time post (18.5 hours per week) and located in Cambridge.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact CISL's Human Resources Team at

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Adminoxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions