Brighton Students' Union is a dynamic not-for-profit charity which is led by a team of student officers and works solely for our student members. We are dedicated in supporting students of the University of Brighton and ensuring their time at the University is the amazing, life-changing experience it should be. We support students in a variety of ways through the provision of excellent services, facilities and events.
We are currently looking for an experienced Assistant Finance Manager to work in our offices on our Moulsecoomb Campus in Brighton. The Students’ Union covers all University of Brighton sites and travel to other campus locations may be required.
To support the Finance Manager in the operational and strategic management of the finance function. Provide proactive services to staff and student group leaders, enabling them to pursue best practice in financial management within their respective areas. The post holder will also deputise for the Finance Manager in their absence.
This is a permanent full time role (37.00 hours per week) over the full year. Normal days of work will be Monday to Friday (37.00 hours per week) but flexibility will be needed as occasional weekend/evening working will be required.
Alongside experience of working in a similar role (preferably within a charitable organisation), the successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a wide range of people. In addition to this, they will need to have excellent IT and administrative skills, a flexible approach to working hours and be extremely enthusiastic, self-motivated and dedicated to providing an excellent service to our students.
The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience of:-
• Working in a Finance team environment
• Managing multiple payrolls
• Completing Management and Financial accounting tasks
• VAT and Corporation tax legislation
• Accounting software and ledger structures
• Payroll software
• Excellent IT skills
Knowledge of charity legislation and financial procedures relating to charities would be a distinct advantage.
The Next Step
For further details about this role, please download the Job Description and Person Specification here. If you are interested in applying and believe you have the passion, commitment and determination to improve the services provided to our students then please download the Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form from our website and then upload them here. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR YOU
CLOSING DATE, now extended: Monday 14th July 12pm
INTERVIEW DATE – to be confirmed
As well as offering a fun, flexible working environment, staff benefits also include:
• Employer contributed pension scheme
• Generous holiday allowance
• Excellent training opportunities
• Staff Study Leave
• Paid voluntary days
• Sabbatical Leave
• Generous sick leave
• Staff discounts in BSU shops and café-bars
• Discounts on legal services
• Travel Loan Scheme for bus or rail travel card
• Cycle to Work Loan Scheme
• Child Care Voucher Scheme
• Access to University of Brighton facilities eg library and online resource