Accounts Payable Finance Supervisor

Full Time £26,444 - £29,605  / Per Annum REF: NU4224
Closing deadline for applications: 26/06/2024

Due to business diversification and growth, Birmingham Newman University are looking to recruit an experienced finance officer to provide the main point of contact for the finance support element of the university franchise activity.  A new post within our established finance team.

The successful applicant will form constructive working relationships, with both University staff and external stakeholders, including business partners, to ensure robust and effective procedures are in place. They will be required to provide accurate and timely information to both internal and external colleagues and ensure a student/partnership focussed support service is always delivered.

Alongside this the postholder will oversee the university Accounts Payable function, from purchase order to payment. This requires staff supervision as well as hands-on Accounts Payable support and cover as required.

They will be required to work effectively using their own initiative, as well as working as part of the finance team to provide an efficient finance service to the University and engage with the University’s core business of providing high quality, formative education to students.

Applicants must evidence exceptional attention to detail, be articulate and numerate in their work, possess effective supervisory, communication, time management and organisational skills and possess a ‘can do’ attitude.

The successful applicant will have demonstrable, recent experience of working within a busy finance environment, be educated to GCSE standard (minimum of 4 GCSE’s including English and Maths) and possess excellent MS Office/Advanced Excel skills.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Diane Oldaker, Head of Finance, at, to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from Please email your completed application form by the advertised closing date to:

Closing date for applications: 26th June 2024

Interview date to be confirmed

Birmingham Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, free on-site parking, discounted travel scheme, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. Further details of the full range of staff benefits available can be found on our website: or please contact the Human Resources Department.

Birmingham Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Birmingham Newman University is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.