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Finance Officer and Procurement Assistant


Salary:   £34,836 to £39,962 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 05 August 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 21 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   FIN039

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.  

Over the last few years, we have invested more than £150 million in our campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students. The University puts our students at the heart of everything we do: dedicated to providing an excellent student experience delivering positive, life-changing outcomes.  

*University status awarded in or after 1992

The Department

The Finance Department supports the University’s strategy to enhance the student experience by delivering financial sustainability through financial leadership, strategic planning and informed procurement. We ensure the long-term financial sustainably of UWL, maximising efficiency and effectiveness of available resources. The University of West London has won the award for ‘Outstanding Financial Performance’ at ‘The Times Higher Education Awards’ 2019. 

The Role 

The Finance Officer and Procurement Assistant will be responsible for the planning and organising, the banking and reconciliation and assist with any enterprise commercial activities, student accommodation and procurement.

The Person

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, have knowledge of financial systems and other higher education account systems, pay attention to detail and be able to multi-task and work with all levels of the organisation.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Additional Information 

Our department is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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