Edge Hill University, Financial Information Officer

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£24,029 to £26,243 per annum
05 Mar 2019
17 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

You will have a sound knowledge and understanding of finance system principles and processes, with a particular strength around financial reporting. With great interpersonal skills, a strong customer focus and drive for improvement you will be able to continuously develop processes and systems. You will be an excellent communicator, approachable and have strong analytical and report writing skills with a keen understanding of the purpose and audience of the reports. Line management or supervisory experience along with the ability to develop staff and effectively manage performance is essential to the role. A problem solver, you will also be comfortable using your own initiative, prioritising your workload and working effectively under pressure.

About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will deliver a wide range of finance functions including leading the financial report collation and production, monitoring and analysis of key contract information and the improvement of key financial processes and systems. As a line manager you will play a key part in ensuring the team are cohesive, strong and functioning collaboratively to deliver excellence. As part of this changing and dynamic service area you will work independently and as part of a team whilst providing great customer service and continuously improving the service provided to the department and University.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:Steven Lambie, Finance Manager at Lambies@edgehill.ac.uk

Please click the 'Apply' button to make your application.

Closing Date: Sunday 17 March 2019