Finance Officer

University of Oxford - Department of Biochemistry

South Parks Road, Oxford

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to provide financial management across the full range of operations in the Department of Biochemistry. This will include providing specialist advice and guidance on research grants and other financial matters, evaluating and improving local procedures, and building strong relationships with senior colleagues, as well as undertaking technical financial transactions. A breadth and depth of knowledge of financial procedures, and sound judgement will be required.

Applicants should possess the knowledge, intellectual capacity, reasoning and analytical skills of a graduate or equivalent, and should have significant relevant experience in a similar financial role in an organisation with income of over £25M p.a. Experience of preparing financial reports, implementing financial controls, and audit procedures are also required, along with advanced numerical, IT, and communication skills. You will also be comfortable working independently, demonstrating advanced organisational skills together with the ability to prioritise and delegate appropriately in order to meet a variety of deadlines.

This full-time permanent post is funded by the Department.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 2 October 2017, with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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