Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives, and fulfil potential; we help make this happen.
Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring, and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.
In return for your passion and experience we offer:
We want to ensure all systems, policies, and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible. Therefore, we decided that all candidates have to complete our application form and 'Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact' form in order to apply for a job.
Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are reviewed by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is completed in a fair and consistent manner, and that all applicants are provided with the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.
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Salary: c£35,000 pa, pro rata depending on skills and experience per annum
Working Hours: 30 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed Term 3 months
Location: Central London but post holder may be required to work flexibly across other university or Students’ Union sites
Part business, part charity, part membership body – students’ unions are all seriously fun places to work. They are organisations in their own right. Professionally run, but different. Professional teams support elected student leaders to make change, improve lives and fulfil potential; we help make it happen.
Arts SU deliver charitable services and support for students at University of the Arts London. We employ around 35 permanent staff, many hundreds of student staff and volunteers across our business. The Union has two main sources of income – an annual grant from the University and income generated through trading services such as bars & coffees shops.
You will play a key role in supporting the Union's plans to deliver a first rate finance service to our students and staff. This role will support the Finance Manager by ensuring that all finance transactions are processed accurately, management accounts are prepared in a timely manner, and all income, payments and expenses are recorded correctly. In addition to producing variance reports and detailed analysis the post holder will also be responsible for providing excellent customer service to staff and students in helping deal with finance queries and the administration of finances through electronic and manual systems. So we require someone with a hands-on, flexible approach and is passionate about finance!
• Possesses a professional financial qualification or be qualified by experience
• Has a minimum 5 years recent experience in preparing management accounts
• Has significant hands-on experience in a finance team of small/medium-sized organisations
• Experience with Exchequer Accounting desirable but not essential
• Available with short notice period
Because you’re excited by the challenge! The exact opposite of corporate, we’re progressive, daring and creative individuals working to make a difference in unconventional workplaces.
If you have any queries or wish to have an informal chat about the role, please contact
We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:
Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for interview.
Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.
Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.
To apply please complete our online application
For further information, please refer to the JD and Person Specification.
Closing date: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so if you are interested in this role complete your application as soon as possible!
Salary: £10.55 per hour, plus holiday pay
Working Hours: You will be employed on a zero-hour contract to ensure flexible working hours during term time. However, we anticipate you will be given a minimum of 10 hours per week. There will be more hours during our campaign weeks and when annual events occur.
Location: Arts SU 272 High Holborn and Remote Working
To support the Arts Students’ Union (Arts SU) as well as the Communication and Marketing Team to help deliver and coordinate design work promoting the Unions services, and activities in print and digital formats.
To apply please complete our online application
For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 1st March 2020
Interview Date: w/c 16th March 2020