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Assistant Finance Manager (SCTU)

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £24,771 to £25,482 Pro rata per annum
Part Time (17.5 hours ) Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Monday 24 December 2018
Interview Date:   Friday 01 February 2019
Reference:  1084418CM

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU), based at Southampton General Hospital, manages a growing portfolio of multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice.   

We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Finance Manager to join the unit. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a CTU which has full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) and is core funded by CRUK. 

It would be desirable for the successful applicant to be studying towards AAT Technician or other financial qualification and previous experience of working in an accounting and office environment. They are expected to be confident working with figures and a competent user of Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel and Word and previous experience of email systems and databases.

The employing organisation is the University of Southampton which offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, and other benefits.  The post is offered on a one year fixed term contract in the first instance with the expectation of further extension. The post can be 14 hours (0.4 FTE) or 17.5 hours (0.5 FTE) per week.  The working pattern is flexible and to be discussed at interview stage. 

The SCTU is part of a strong research environment in Southampton which includes the Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility and linked with a successful research active NHS Trust.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Jane Robertson ( Tel: 023 8120 5597.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1084418CM on all correspondence.

Please note: The University Recruitment department will be closed from close of business on Thursday 20th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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