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Student Accounts Administrator

Student Accounts Administrator

The Role

The college is seeking an outstanding individual with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, and with good attention to detail, to join the team. The role will involve all aspects of the financial relationship between our c.880 students and the college. This will include liaising with students, the Tutorial department in the college, the University, student Funding Bodies including the Student Loans Company and other key stakeholders.

The Student Accounts Administrator role is a full time position. The ability and willingness to adopt a flexible approach to working hours is expected and you may be required to work additional hours from time to time in order to fulfil the requirements of the role and the needs of the College. All leave must be taken outside of the Cambridge University term dates.

The full job description is available here.

The salary is £24,420 per annum. The College offers excellent benefits including automatic enrolment into a defined benefit pension scheme, 33 days annual holiday (or pro rata including Public Holidays), meals on duty and a medical cashback scheme which gets you money back on prescriptions, optical and dental treatments, and discounts through shops, cinemas and utility providers, amongst others.

The College

Gonville and Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. The students who graduate from the college go on to achieve recognition in many walks of life.

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The Bursary

The post is part of the Bursary. The Bursary is responsible for the financial affairs of the college. Reporting to the Senior Bursar who has overall responsibility for the college’s financial and investment activities, the Bursary is led by the Finance Manager, supported by the Deputy Finance Manager, the Student Accounts Administrator and three other accounting staff dealing with payroll, purchase ledger and catering finance.

Equality of Opportunity

Entry into a position with the College will be determined only be personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of the post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. 

During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy and monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels.

The Applications Process

Your application must include details of 3 referees, one of whom should have detailed knowledge of your ability and suitability for this post. The deadline for applications is 12 noon BST on 3 August 2020, interviews will be held on Monday 10 August 2020.

If you have any questions in relation to an application please get in touch with a member of the HR Team.

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