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Senior Finance Assistant (Ref:063)

Salary range: 
£20,695 to £23,067 per annum/pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Finance and Planning Directorate at the University of Suffolk for a part-time (22.2 hpw) Senior Finance Assistant (Procurement) to assist with a range of procurement and purchasing related duties within our busy team.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will provide support with the electronic purchase order system administration, process procurement cards, deal with supplier queries and support procurement tasks such as contract and supplier management.

You should have experience of working in a finance and purchasing environment, preferably with an understanding of the Higher Education or public sector but not essential.   Experience with supplier or contract management would be a distinct advantage.  Flexibility, accuracy, IT skills and the ability to communicate well with a wide range of people are all essential skills.

Interviews will be arranged for w/c 20th January 2020

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 12:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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