Executive Support Officer (Finance), Jobs in reading

  • Full Time
  • Reading RG6
  • 32,982 GBP / Year

Website University of Reading

Position: Executive Support Officer (Finance)
Company: University of Reading
Location: Reading RG6
Salary: £27,979 – £32,982 a year (Full-time)


  • UK visa sponsorship

Full Job Description:

About the Role: We are seeking a full-time experienced finance executive administrator to provide excellent financial support for the Meteorology Department. With an annual research income of approximately £14m, this role will serve as the primary contact between Principal Investigators (PIs) and Research accounts, requiring strong communication skills with all stakeholders. The role will be based at Whiteknights campus, Earley Gate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality financial support to the Meteorology Department.
  • Act as the key contact between Principal Investigators (PIs) and Research accounts.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with all stakeholders.
  • Ensure accuracy and attention to detail in financial administration.
  • Maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Balance competing priorities and meet set deadlines.
  • Proactively resolve issues and handle queries.
  • Collaborate effectively within the Executive Support team.


  • Previous experience in financial administration.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build positive relationships and communicate effectively.
  • Proficiency in a range of IT packages and systems.
  • Solution-focused and a team player with a proactive approach.
  • Educated to A-level standard or equivalent.

Additional Information: Shortlisting and interviewing will be conducted on an ongoing basis. Applications should be submitted through the University of Reading webpages, and CVs sent via email will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 28th April 2024

Interviews: 7th May 2024

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