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Job Description

Oxford, England

Following the current post holder’s secondment to cover a more senior role in the finance teams an opportunity for a full-time Finance Assistant has arisen in the Department, reporting directly to the Computer Science Senior Finance Officer – GL and indirectly to the Finance Manager. This post is primarily financial administration, ensuring financial transactions are recorded and processed accurately in line with financial controls.

We are seeking applicants with experience of working in a financial environment who have a good level of numerical accuracy, who are committed to achieving both individual and team goals through excellent team working and communication skills. Applicants should have the ability to work methodically, generating high volumes of accurate work with meticulous attention to detail. You will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, and be a competent user of Microsoft Excel. Previous experience of working in an accounting environment, within a higher education or research establishment and experience of the University’s Oracle financial system is desirable.

On a rotating basis, you will be responsible for raising purchase orders for the department, checking and coding travel reimbursement claims through the SAP ConCur expenses system, processing departmental credit card transaction, payment of invoices, processing Software Engineering part time course student invoices and carrying out general office duties. You will also be required to answer finance related queries which may be from suppliers regarding purchase orders or general enquiries relating to these activities.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. The supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 28 November 2022. Interviews are expected to be held in December.

We are a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Living Wage and Mindful Employer, holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award, HR excellence in Research and Race Equality Charter Bronze Award.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/aboutus/women-cs-oxford/index.html , as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.