Finance Administrator (Activities)


Finance Administrator (Activities)

Full-time, 35 hours per week (Permanent Contract)

Salary £20,092 (Grade 4:11)

We are an award-winning Students' Union and through our charitable and commercial activities, are the principal voice of students studying at Swansea University.

We are now recruiting for a Finance Administrator (Activities) who will provide financial and administrative support to the Union, specifically focusing on societies and sports clubs’ activities, including transport booking processes This will include entering and processing information on the Union’s Membership Data System (currently MSL), Student Group Finance Module, Sage Line 50, and external banking software. Primarily based at Singleton Campus, you may also be required to work at the Union’s Bay Campus building.

The post holder will be the lead Union contact for societies and sports clubs’ financial enquiries and have key responsibilities for administering and monitoring their income and expenditure. In addition, the role will provide cover for the whole Finance Team and have knowledge and experience to enable them to fulfil all responsibilities within the department.

The role will support compliance with the Union’s Financial Controls & Procedures Policy as well as all key legislation, including General Data Protection Regulations.

The successful candidate will ideally have an accountancy related qualification and/or equivalent training. It is essential that they have at least one year’s experience in a similar role within a finance department environment and have a good understanding of VAT accounting and knowledge of Sage software.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent holidays, flexible working, and an exciting opportunity to work within a highly motivated team of staff dedicated to improving the student experience.

The Union is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications must be made via our Online Application Form, which is available via our Recruitment Portal at

Applications Close: Midday Friday January 28th, 2022

Interviews: TBC

Expected Start Date: TBC

Further details and Job Description (also available in Welsh) can be requested from our HR Team at: