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Accounts Assistant

Salary range: £24,285 - £27,929 Closing date: 8 February 2023 Download the job pack

The Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) is one of the world's leading centres for teaching and research in conservation and heritage science. It is a department of Fitzwilliam Museum which is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and the largest cultural venue in the region, it acts as a crucial bridge between the University, the City and the rest of the world, and has an international reputation for extraordinary research, world class exhibitions, award-winning public programmes and significant collections spanning many cultures and centuries.

The purpose of the role is to undertake the administration of accounts and maintain financial records within the Fitzwilliam Museum and its sub departments in order to contribute to the management of Fitzwilliam Museum and its sub departments finances.

In return we offer an encouraging and supportive environment, an attractive pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and many employee benefits such as a shopping discounts scheme.

To help support our staff to thrive both professionally and personally, we have adopted a system of hybrid working, meaning staff are empowered to split their time between in-person collaboration and remote working. The frequency of remote working will be subject to discussion with your line manager.

Location: Hybrid arrangement of remote working with some days at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and some at Whittlesford.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Jacqueline Hay, Head of Finance

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a security check.

Closing Date: 7th February at 23:59 (GMT). 

Interview Date: 21st February 2023

Please quote reference DA34175 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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