Finance and Research Grants Officer

University of Oxford
April 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759- £33,966
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract
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Finance and Research Grants Officer

The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, 12 Bevington Road, Oxford

Oxford's School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) is one of the largest communities of Area Studies scholars anywhere in the world. This vibrant and dynamic University department has research and teaching programmes dedicated to Africa, China, Latin America, the Middle East, Japan, Russia and Eastern Europe, South Asia and Comparative Area Studies. The School welcomes students from all around the globe and offers seven MSc Degrees, six MPhil degrees, a DPhil in Area Studies, as well as the Oxford 1+1 MBA with Saïd Business School.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join OSGA as a Finance and Research Grants Officer on a full-time and three-year fixed-term contract basis. A job share arrangement on a 50:50 FTE basis (2 x 18.25 hours per week) will be considered for two suitable candidates .

About the Role:

Reporting to the Finance and Research Grants Manager, the Finance and Research Grants Officer will manage a range of financial administrative activities in accordance with University financial controls. They will undertake transactional work across a range of modules in Oracle, compile financial reports for stakeholders and provide sound advice regarding financial processes and controls. The role includes financial administration of OSGA's research and departmental grant portfolio. As part of a small team, the post holder will also be required to provide more general finance support and cover for colleagues as appropriate.

About You:

The post is very varied and stimulating, hence it will suit an individual who enjoys being part of a busy office in an environment of competing priorities. Applications are welcome from candidates with previous experience in finance administration, who can demonstrate a sufficient level of computer literacy, good communication skills and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate, independent work with little supervision.

Application process:

When applying to this position, you will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet each of the selection criteria, as listed in the job description.

In your supporting statement, please indicate if you wish to be considered for a job share, a full-time position or both. Further details regarding the selection criteria and the application process can be found in the document attached.

Informal enquiries are welcome: please email [email protected]. Any queries or matters that are not referred to in the job description/further particulars will be passed to the Finance and Research Grants Manager. Please quote the vacancy reference 170389 in all your correspondence.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 22nd April 2024. Applications received after the closing date cannot be considered.

Interviews will be held in person on Thursday 2nd May 2024.

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 and scheme and electric or ultra-low emission vehicle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working, with a current expectation of at least 50% on-site work. The OSGA Professional Services offices are located in Oxford city centre, surrounded by its stunning architecture, history and culture.

    The University of Oxford holds an institutional Silver Athena Swan award, acknowledging the progress made in addressing a number of gender gaps across the University. Applications are particularly welcome from men and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in professional services in Oxford.

    Contact Person : Vacancy ID : 170389 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 22-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : Salary (£) : £28,759- £33,966 per annum (pro-rata for part time appointments)

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