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Business Support Assistant (x2)




Reference: A4311Description: You will be working within the Business Support Team of the Finance Department, providing a finance administration service to all areas of the University. You will be supporting management accounting processes, budget monitoring and analysis and management of externally funded projects.You will research, interpret and manipulate data using a variety of systems, analyse and highlight issues for further analysis ensuring adherence to appropriate regulations, including documentation and developing auditable records.This role requires you to plan and administer complex meetings, conferences, committees or visits. You will interface with customers, partners and stakeholders and provide detailed advice and guidance, identifying issues and providing effective solutions in a timely manner.You will contribute towards the continuous improvement of the Business Support service and the Finance Department in meeting the needs of the University.You must have excellent numeracy and literacy skills; educational attainment at Further Education level and demonstrable accounting experience and/or qualification (eg.AAT), along with and understanding of directly incurred & directly allocated costs.You will have knowledge and experience of budgets, costing and finance systems and an ability to analyse financial and other data. You will have knowledge of financial management of projects, excellent communication and customer service skills with an ability to work independently as well as in a team, with good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft packages. Knowledge and experience within a Higher Education environment would be desirable.These are full time positions, working 37 hours per week. One is permanent and the other is fixed term for up to 12 months, to cover a period of maternity absence.Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the communityThe University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's career in STEMM academia.Job Description

Region: Location: PlymouthSalary: £24057 to 27864 pa - Grade 5Package: Full-time, various

Posted 20 days ago

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