Accounts Payable Assistant Ref: 6995

School/department: Finance
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term – 6 months
Reference: 6995
Salary: starting at £19,623 to £21,686 per annum
Placed on: 19 November 2021
Closing date: 10 December 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible.


Job description

The University is seeking to appoint an experienced Accounts Payable Finance Assistant to join the team which processes and records transactions within the University’s devolved budgetary system.

The successful applicant will have previous experience in Agresso Business World or a similar high volume finance processing system. They should be able to operate effectively within a team, and possess a good level of numeracy and literacy.

The person appointed should be capable of processing high volumes of paperwork, possess strong communication and decision making skills and be able to organise and prioritise their work, in an environment where working with competing demands and deadlines is crucial.

Please contact Sean Howard at S.Howard@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 6995) (PDF XKB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information.


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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