Work for the highest ranked Veterinary University in the World
2 roles (1 x Permanent and 1 x 12 Month FTC)
About Our Client
The Finance Officer will join the largest veterinary school in the English-speaking world and also a college of the University of London. Ranked first in the world for veterinary science, the RVC has a unique, rich heritage of innovation and leadership in veterinary medicine and science since its establishment in 1791. The RVC has accreditation from all of the major professional bodies worldwide and offers a large variety of professional and scientific educational programmes. In addition to its longstanding commitment to excellence in teaching, the RVC has been at the forefront of research into areas that benefit animal and human health and welfare.
The RVC also combines teaching, research programmes and clinical activities in its small and large animal hospitals including the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Europe's leading small animal hospital, at its Hertfordshire campus.
The Finance Department leads on, and provides support to our academic and other professional services departments, for financial planning (including management accounting), financial services (including financial accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable), procurement, tax, and finance systems, as well as strategic advice on finance issues. Although the Department is based in Camden, some staff are based at our Hawkshead campus to support colleagues in other departments and we encourage team members to work closely with other parts of the College.
The Finance Officer will be responsible for processing invoices, petty cash, cash journals, and staff and student expenses and purchasing (GPC) cards. The role will include liaison with students, staff and suppliers.
The Successful Applicant
The succesful Finance Officer will have experience in processing financial transactions, supporting an effective purchase ledger function, carrying out credit control tasks, and performing reconciliations. Candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
What's on Offer
£22,696 to £26,112 plus London Weighting Allowance (£3,500 per annum)
A generous reward package including 28 days leave per year (plus additional College closure days), free access to an on-site gym, access to an on-site café and restaurant, and SAUL pension scheme (including PensionPlus salary sacrifice arrangements).