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Intern – Finance Assistant

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Vacancy Id: 9573

College / Service: Professional Services and Operations

Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK

Salary: £26,928 - £30,777 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 27 March 2023 at 22:55

 

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The opportunity

University of the Arts London is offering an exciting opportunity within its Finance department for a summer internship to an undergraduate student in their first or second year of study. The successful applicant will gain experience in both financial accounting and financial management, undertaking a mixture of project work and work that supports ongoing business operations. 

The role of Finance Intern is to provide financial analysis, and effective and efficient support to the Heads of Service and their teams during the busy financial year end period.  The successful applicant will be given support to develop their skills across a range of finance activities. They will also be given exposure to various parts of the finance function and the University to enhance their understanding of finance and the Higher Education sector.

About you

Your profile will include:

  • Current undergraduate student with a strong numerical background (either at degree or A-level).
  • In your first or second year of university. 
  • Ability to work full-time during Summer 2023 (maximum 35 hours per week). 
  • Motivation to grow your career in Finance. 
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Enthusiastic and a self-starter.

The opportunity is open to all students who meet the criteria above.  We are keen to attract a diverse applicant pool, and we are aware that some underrepresented groups are typically less likely to apply for jobs unless they are sure they comfortably meet all the criteria. With this in mind, we encourage all potential candidates to reflect on their strengths and enthusiasm for the role in the broadest sense, including transferable skills where appropriate, when considering their suitability for the internship.    

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point. We are encouraging applications from candidates who are from the following backgrounds to apply: 

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic background; or
  • consider themselves to be from a socially or economically disadvantaged background; or
  • consider themselves to have a disability.

How to apply  

We are not looking for any previous finance experience and are looking for an enthusiastic student who can demonstrate a strong commitment to working in a finance environment to come and work for us over the summer 2023. 

Please answer the following questions in your personal statement – in less than 300 words 

  • Why would you like to work in a finance role/career?
  • What interests you in coming to work at University of the Arts London as a Finance Intern over the summer?
  • What sets you apart from other candidates – why should we choose you?

Personal statements answering the 3 questions above should be submitted with a CV by the 27 March 2023.  

First round Interview: 5 April 2023.

Second round interview: 17 and 18 April 2023.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Leila Farrance, Resourcing Adviser via email PSOstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 9573

College / Service: Professional Services and Operations

Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK

Salary: £26,928 - £30,777 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 27 March 2023 at 22:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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