|£32,332 to £38,205 per annum
|6th December 2023
|8th January 2024
*This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply*
The Department of Education is seeking to appoint an outstanding Finance Officer to join our dynamic team.
The Finance Officer’s primary focus will be to support the Department and Principal Investigators with the management and reporting of awarded projects.
The post-holder will be part of the Finance team, working collaboratively with the research team, Principal Investigators, Central University teams and contacts in external organisations, to monitor the progress of research projects throughout their life cycle and to ensure that they are run in an effective and compliant manner.
In order to succeed in this role, strong written and oral communication skills are essential, as is the ability to plan and manage multiple priorities and demands and develop sound knowledge of key funder’s criteria. The post holder must have excellent general IT skills including a sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
You should be educated to degree level or have an equivalent combination of relevant experience and training. You will have proven knowledge of financial management systems and costing systems, such as X5 or another budgeting or costing tool, Oracle or other financial software. Proven ability to present and explain project data and-related issues to a wide range of individuals is required for this role.
An understanding of Higher Education research grant funding, experience of Oracle Financials and/or X5 would be considerable advantages.
To make informal enquiries about the post, please contact Louisa Summers: email@example.com.
The post holder will be based at the Department of Education, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post.
This post is offered on a part-time, permanent basis, at 18.75 hours per week.
For further details of the role, please see the job description. The closing date for applications is midday on Monday, 8 January 2024 and only applications received by this deadline will be considered. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.
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