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Finance Officer - Revenue Control and Payments

Finance - Financial Accounts

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £32,004 to £38,183
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Monday 25 September 2017
Interview Date:  Tuesday 03 October 2017
Reference:  FIN-OFF-REV-R
Further details:    Job Description    

The University of Sunderland is innovative and forward thinking, with excellent standards of teaching and a portfolio of high-impact research. With an operating turnover of around £130m, and a community of more than 20,000 students, the University is a major economic driver in the city and the North East region. The University also operates from a very successful campus in London, and a Hong Kong campus acquired in 2016.

The Finance Team is looking to appoint a Finance Officer – Revenue Control and Payments, to support the Accountant (Financial Accounts) to deliver a first class service and contribute to the continued transformation of the business. The successful candidate will provide day to day management of transactions via the SAM system and the Finance system (currently Oracle) to ensure timely collection of all sums due to the University, and timely payments of supplier expenses and student bursaries etc.

The ideal candidate will be strong in credit control processes and in ensuring revenue completeness, with a good understanding of University compliance requirements regarding payments in and out. They will also have a proactive, enthusiastic and flexible approach, and the drive to succeed.

This role is full time for 37 hours per week and ideally we would like the successful candidate to start ASAP.

Applicants will be notified by Thursday 28thSeptember as to whether or not they have been shortlisted; with interviews taking place on Tuesday 3rdOctober.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michelle Donnan, Accountant (Financial Accounts), at

This role is not open to previous applicants.

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