University of Bristol
Summary We currently have a vacancy in the Accounts Payable team based in the centre of Bristol for a Fixed Term Contract ending on 30th September 2019. The Accounts Payable team comprises several smaller teams serving our colleagues in the Faculty Finance teams, plus the Payments team, who undertake the processing of BACs, Bank Transfer and cheque payments. The purpose of the role is to process all Faculty and/or Professional Services Divisions invoices and expense claims through the University's Integrated Purchasing System in a timely manner, dealing with any related queries as they arise, and to ensure all expenditure is in accordance with the University of Bristol Financial Regulations. The role holder will also be required to process other ad hoc expenditure using other University approved processes e.g. Purchasing Card, Cash Passports. These tasks require data analysis, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to make appropriate decisions, working independently, but within a team environment. We are looking for applicants educated to GCSE level. You should have an aptitude for working with finance and non-finance specialists and a customer service focused attitude. Experience of using a purchasing system in a large complex organisation and an awareness of VAT regulations is desirable but not essential. You should be a good communicator, able to organise workloads effectively and work well under pressure. The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 18th April 2019. If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact: Janice Murphy, Accounts Payable Manager: [email protected] We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world's leading universities.