Administrative Assistant In University Of Cambridge

We invite applications for the post of Administrative Assistant in the Department of Plant Sciences. This is a varied and interesting role providing general administrative support for accounts, stores and HR functions, helping to maintain efficient operations in those areas. The role-holder will also provide cover for stores, reception and the tearoom during staff absence.

The successful candidate will have experience working with purchasing systems and be a competent user of Microsoft Office. Training on specific University systems can be arranged. They will demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail in their work and possess strong communication skills.

The range of tasks includes accounts payable and accounts receivable administration, handling petty cash and assisting with month end and year end accounts preparation; providing cover at the Department stores counter, raising purchase orders on the University finance system, barcoding chemicals received and entering on a database; maintaining filing systems for accounting, HR and stores, collection of HR data and inputting into databases; reception and tearoom cover as required.

The post is available immediately. Interviews will be held on 17/18 December.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please note if you have not received any news 1 month after the closing date you should consider that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please quote reference PD17352 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

  • Qualification: Any Degree
  • Experience: Fresher
  • Skills: ASSISTANT
  • Job Type: Full-time Job
  • Industry: Academics
  • Last Date: 05-Dec-2018
  • Salary: GBP 19730 - 22659 Annual
  • Job Code: 18Q4000325
  • Selection Procedure: Walk In
  • Company: University Of Cambridge
  • Posted on: 11/15/2018 9:46:48 AM
Location: Cambridge | Cambridge | United Kingdom