Finance Assistant

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic finance teams supporting departments within one of the biggest and best providers of social sciences research and education in the UK. You will be joining a vigorous and vibrant community of finance staff who work closely with a number of departments.

We have two posts available. The first post provides finance support to, primarily, the Information School and School of Education, the second supports the Departments of Geography and Urban Studies and Planning. Both posts report to a Departmental Finance Officer working closely with the senior finance officers to support the financial activities of the departments.

We are seeking two experienced Finance Assistants to undertake a key role of supporting day to day finance activity across a number of departments within the Faculty.

The Faculty of Social Sciences is a large diverse grouping of thirteen departments that offer professional education alongside more traditional social science disciplines. This rich disciplinary mix encompasses both world leading academic research and research-led education. It is uniquely positioned amongst Sheffield’s peer institutions.

Our aim is to be one of the best Universities in the world, renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of both its research and research-led learning and teaching. You will be part of a departmental Professional Services team within the Faculty of Social Sciences.

If you feel like you would be a good fit for the role, we would love to hear from you!
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

Apply now by clicking on the Apply button located near the top left of your screen.