Finance Assistant

University of Oxford - Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

An opportunity for a part-time Finance Assistant has arisen in the Department, reporting directly to the departments Finance Manager and indirectly to the Operations Manager for Finance, Planning and Data Management and Head of Administration and Finance. This post is primarily financial administration, ensuring financial transactions are recorded and processed accurately in line with financial controls.

On a rotating basis, you will be responsible for raising purchase orders for the department, checking and coding travel reimbursement claims, processing departmental credit card transaction, payment of invoices and carrying out general office duties such as photocopying and filing. 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.

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.

In applying for this position, you will also be asked to upload a CV and a covering letter. The covering letter must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants).

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 11 September 2017.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26 September 2017.

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