Finance Officer

University of Oxford - Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology is seeking a Finance Officer to manage the day-to-day financial activities of the department and to assist the Administrator with the management of research grants.

The post holder will provide day-to-day supervision of the Administrative Assistant and will be responsible for the Accounts Payable process, liaising with suppliers and research staff and providing general support to the Administrator. In addition, the post holder will be expected to develop their knowledge of the grants application and management process to provide support in this area.

Working with staff and students at all levels of the organisation, the post holder provides an essential front-line support service dealing with a range of financial matters including purchasing, liaising with suppliers, matching and payment of invoices, petty cash, journals, month- and year-end processes, payment requests and travel and expenses claims. In addition, the successful candidate will manage the Department's casual payroll process and will work closely with the Deputy Administrator (Personnel) to make monthly payroll changes, processing new starters and leavers and amending contract details.

The post holder should have experience of financial administration, in particular within a higher education environment, and should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent. Excellent IT skills and experience of the University's Oracle finance and CORE HR systems are also required.

This is a permanent role, with an initial probationary period of 12 months, which is available from 1 January 2017.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=126584

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