Accounts Clerk

University of Cambridge
£18,734 - £21,605
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Clerk

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research • £18,734 - £21,605 • Ref: SA10325

An opportunity has arisen to join our Accounts and Purchasing team. This is a varied role that includes placing purchase orders, processing accounts payable and receivable and dealing with queries from colleagues and

The post holder will have particular responsibility for checking and processing expense claims following university procedures and financial regulations.

The ideal candidate will be ready to aid other team members in providing a first class accounts service to the institute's scientists.

The post holder will need to be flexible and able to cover for other members of the team during holiday, sickness and busy periods.

Candidates should be educated to GCSE Grade C in English and Maths or equivalent, possess good interpersonal skills and have the ability to maintain accuracy when working to tight deadlines.

An AAT Foundation/Introductory qualification would be an advantage

The Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) forms part of the University of Cambridge Clinical School and is based in the Wellcome Trust/MRC Building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The Institute provides modern laboratory accommodation and state of the art research facilities

We employ around 300 staff and have annual expenditure of over £23m.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

For specific enquiries about the role, please contact: Jayne Barnes, Accounts & Purchasing Supervisor, CIMR.

Tel: 01223 748181, or e-mail

Please quote reference SA10325 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing Date: 19th October 2016

Interviews for shortlisted applicants are to take place on Wednesday 2nd November 2016.

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