Finance Division, Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford
The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
The Finance Division supports the academic, research and administrative community at the University providing sound financial advice and timely information with a range of support services including financial operations, financial reporting, financial support and professional services.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
• A welcoming and diverse community
About the Role
We are seeking a skilled finance professional to join the UAS and GLAM Divisional Finance Team, which provides financial support to a range of key departments at the heart of the University, ranging from Professional Services (Estates, IT, Finance, HR etc.) to some of the University's most prestigious cultural institutions, including the Bodleian Libraries, the Botanical Gardens, and the Ashmolean Museum.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional team, which contributes in a vital way to the work of Oxford's central services, and the management of cultural resources of international importance.
Working as a trusted finance business partner, you will be responsible for all budgeting, forecasting, planning and ongoing analysis of a defined area of the Division's portfolio of departments, and act as a key point of reference for their operational teams.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
You will be based in Hythe Bridge Street but you may be able to agree a pattern of regular remote working with your line manager.
You will have a professional accountancy qualification, supplemented by broad- based, relevant post-qualification accounting experience in a senior financial management role, with proven and demonstrable technical skills, including project accounting, budgetary control, and financial planning.
You will possess strong financial acumen with the ability to deal sensitively with key issues and gain the confidence of staff at all levels. You will have highly effective verbal and written communication skills with finance and non- finance staff and an ability to operate effectively in an intellectually demanding and complex environment.
You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 24 November.
Interviews will take place during week commencing 4 December and will be in person.
Committed to equality and valuing diversity
Contact Person : Ffion Fry Vacancy ID : 169379 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 24-Nov-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 45585 - 54395