The University of Exeter Students’ Guild is recognised as one of the UK’s leading students’ unions. We exist to support, represent and provide services to the 17,000+ diverse students at the University.

Students’ Guild benefits for staff with a full year working contract (pro rata benefits may apply for less than full year contracts)

* 36.5 hour working week * 6 weeks paid holiday plus Bank and Public holidays * salary exchange childcare vouchers * cycle scheme (after qualifying period) * better than statutory pension scheme * potential parking for employees living outside of Exeter, by application * enhanced statutory parental leave (after qualifying period) *

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JOB TITLE:    Finance Assistant

SALARY:       £18,582pa

CONTRACT: Full time, permanent

A vacancy has become available in our Finance Department for a Finance Assistant who will ensure that Guild suppliers are paid on time and that the accounting system is correctly and promptly updated with purchase ledger and nominal ledger transactions.

In addition you will help direct student staff, process internal recharges and payroll journals, play an important role in month end processes and be a point of contact for staff and students, providing high standards of customer care.

The successful candidate will have proven purchase ledger experience, ideally on SAGE 200, will have a reasonable understanding of VAT and will be sufficiently proactive to assist in delivering continuous improvement across the Finance Team.

Close of applications:     8am on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Interview date:                 Thursday 4 September

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University of Exeter Students' Guild is a Charity and Company limited Registered Charity Number: 1136468 Company Number: 7217324; registered in England and Wales Registered office: Devonshire House, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4PZ