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Accountancy Assistant

Business Support

Location:  Boldrewood Campus
Salary:   £22,149 to £25,642 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Tuesday 29 November 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2062022RR

Accountancy Assistant - Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences

The University of Southampton is seeking an Accountancy Assistant to work on a full-time fixed term basis with a blend of office and remote working. 

The University is one of the UK’s leading research Universities.  We are seeking to appoint an Accountancy Assistant to work as part of a professional team.  

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work.  Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation.  A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.  

The University also offers many other benefits:

    Competitive Salary

    Pension Scheme

    Holidays including extra 8 days during the year

    Discounted access to on campus sports, arts, and culture facilities

    Wide range of discounts from national and international shops and services

To be successful you should be well organized, analytical, and self-motivated, with excellent communication skills, able to demonstrate a working knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and have a basic understanding of accounting. An interest in pursuing a financial qualification is desirable.  You will use the University costing and accounting systems for which training will be provided.  

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 contact Michelle (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 2062022RR on all correspondence. 

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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