Finance Administrator - Knowledge Exchange

10670

Professional Services and Operations
Finance
Hybrid – CSM King’s Cross/Home
Grade 3
£32,624.00 to £39,342.00 per annum

Permanent

Full time - 35 hours per week

27 February 2024 23:55

Tuesday 5th March

The opportunity

This role will be based within the UAL Central Finance and provide dedicated financial support to Knowledge Exchange network across the University. The post holder will assist in the smooth and efficient execution of day-to-day financial administration and will be expected to undertake a variety of accounting duties in a busy office environment, working independently and exercising judgement to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

We are a friendly and welcoming team, with varied skills and experiences from multiple different backgrounds. We actively support individual personal and professional development throughout the finance function and would work with the post holder to identify development opportunities within the role.

About you

You will be a finance professional with a successful track record in delivering a high standard of financial administration, preferably in the higher education or creative sector.

You will have a proactive approach together with strong communication skills, including experience of liaising with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will have the ability to prepare relevant and timely financial information and deliver it concisely to both finance and non-finance focused individuals. You will need to be comfortable working in a developing and ambitious environment, with a diverse workload which you will need to prioritise and manage effectively.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Leila Farrance, Resourcing Adviser via email at PSOstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk

What we offer

To recognise the hard work of our staff and their contributions, we provide a wide range of benefits – please check our careers site/Canvas for further information as conditions and exclusions apply:

▪ at least 31 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
▪ generous defined benefit pension schemes (LGPS).
▪ flexible working and family-friendly policies for improved work-life balance.
▪ 2 days of paid volunteering leave for a UK registered charity.
▪ discounts including TOTUM, gyms, nursery and private healthcare insurance.
▪ continuous learning and development opportunities including free UAL Short Courses.
▪ season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, free counselling via EAP and more! 

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world. 

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace. 

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Stages involved in the process: Application, Shortlisting, Staff/Student Interview, Onboarding.

As part of your application, you will need to write a supporting statement in no more than 1,500 words that covers the competencies that can be found in the person specification.

We advise you to apply early as the application closing date may be brought forward if we receive enough applications. If you have any general questions or require any reasonable adjustments, please get in touch via PSOstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk
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