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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£20,092 - £22,847 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.


Please note this is a full time/fixed-term opportunity for 9 months

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

Finance provides high quality financial information, advice and support to members of the University in planning, controlling and monitoring financial performance, providing practical help in achieving the University goals.  Finance works to enable a successful and sustainable University by delivering, promoting and supporting effective financial management and information to staff, students and other stakeholders.

Applicants must be educated to HNC/HND in a related subject or have equivalent relevant experience. You will have sound knowledge and practical experience of finance systems, must be an excellent communicator, enthusiastic and have a pro-active approach.   You should demonstrate experience in planning, prioritising and organising work on an ongoing basis. The ability to ensure the effective use of resources and experience delivering to tight deadline is also required. 

You will be a key liaison with students, staff and external organisation ensuring a high quality student experience is delivered. Good analytical combined with good IT skills are essential requirements.  An understanding of and empathy with the aims and aspirations of the University is also required.

A background in invoicing and preparation, review of account reconciliations and good knowledge of the University administration would be beneficial.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Kayleigh Bowie, Assistant Head of Operational Services at or on 0141 273 1046.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.



Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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