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Finance Manager


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £31,619 to £36,888 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 06 October 2022
Reference:  048522-R-R-R

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and driven individual to join the Finance team. The post holder will liaise with staff at all levels within SSP and across the University and provide a helpful and courteous service providing information as required, to ensure that an efficient service is provided. The post holder will advise on the implementation and adherence to financial and general policies.

The post holder will have specific responsibility for the provision of finance transaction services, and management accounting information to inform fact-based decision making  This will include leading the identification of ways of making the above processes more efficient and effective, and inputting into the accurate forecasting of both income and expenditure. The post holder leads the SSP finance transactions team, providing financial support to the business. The role will be responsible for processing of invoices (payment and receipts), cash handling, debt collection and bank reconciliations. To support business area managers in the monthly process and analysis of monthly transactions for all areas.  To assist with proactive reporting to enable informed business decisions to be made.    

In addition the post holder will be responsible for supporting the Head of Finance in the provision of management accounting and financial reports on SSP, to include forecasting and analysis to inform and maximise SSP’s financial position.

In return we offer a generous pension, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), hybrid working, free access to world-class leisure facilities, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Levashnee Raman at

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.  CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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