Finance Assistant - Temporary Contract

GEM Premium People Ltd
Up to £10,000
23 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Durham University is one of the world's top universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. We are home to some of the most talented scholars and researchers from around the world who are tackling global issues and making a difference to people's lives.

The University sits in a beautiful historic city where it shares ownership of a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, the greatest Romanesque building in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Durham University seeks to promote and maintain an inclusive and supportive environment for work and study that assists all members of our University community to reach their full potential. Diversity brings strength and we welcome applications from across the international, national and regional communities that we work with and serve.

They are currently recruiting for an experienced Finance Administrator to join their team whilst working from home.

You will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring the smooth running of administrative processes within the purchasing office and to support people and business activities
  • Processing, checking and reconciling anomalies within data and information sets
  • Compiling, recording, storing and archiving data and information to ensure the accuracy and safety of information
  • Data recording, communications and networking
  • Providing service and support for networks, committees and meetings, to draft and distribute documents and communications in standard professional formats
  • Processing and updating key business documentation
  • Liaising with external suppliers and specialists to ensure products are sources correctly and invoices paid
  • Making venue, catering, travel and/or equipment arrangements for events, meetings and activities
  • Raising invoices, journal/recharge transactions and Request for Payments
  • Placing orders using Acquire and/or credit cards with minimum supervision
  • Arranging national and/or international consignment of items.

This is an ongoing temporary assignment working 35 hours per week Monday to Friday working remotely.