Finance Assistant

Position: Finance Assistant

Salary: £21,814 - £24,461 per annum

Hours: Full Time (37 hours per week)

Contract:  Permanent

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the post holder will join a small but busy Finance Team. You will carry out a range of duties as designated by the Head of Finance including recording the University’s income and expenditure, producing weekly bank reconciliations and delivering cash handling training in accordance with University financial procedures; and will, at all times, comply with the Financial Regulations and Procedures, maintain a pro-active and diligent approach to fraud awareness and ensure that the confidentiality of information is maintained at all times.

To be successful in obtaining this role you will possess excellent communication skills and have previous experience in a Finance role including maintaining cash books and production of bank reconciliations. It would also be advantageous if you have previous experience of delivering cash handling training to till users and an awareness of PCI DSS compliance. 

A full list of essential criteria for the role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position. To apply for this vacancy please complete an Application Form and Equality & Diversity form and return the completed forms to The links to the application pack are below:

Job Description – Finance Assistant

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

Application Guidance Pack

Please note we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies for this vacancy

Closing date: Sunday 29th March 2020 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Wednesday 8th April 2020

We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at this level.

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity. 

Leeds Arts University is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.