Projects Finance Advisor

University of Oxford
May 28, 2024
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Projects Finance Advisor

Finance Division, Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford

The University of Oxford, renowned for its excellence in research and education, is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to join our Finance Division as a Projects Finance Advisor. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in the management of the Digital Transformation Programme (DTP) projects, ensuring their financial integrity and compliance with University and sponsor regulations.


  • Project Management Support: Oversee the lifecycle of all Digital Transformation Programme projects, including the initial setup on Oracle Financials and continual support throughout the project duration.
  • Financial Administration: Prepare and reconcile project finances, ensuring accuracy and adherence to sponsor terms and University financial regulations. This includes invoicing sponsors and managing diverse portfolios of work to meet strict deadlines.
  • Stakeholder Liaison: Act as the prime contact point for DTP projects, building strong relationships with grant-holding departments, sponsors, and partner institutions to understand their needs and provide consistent support.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Develop and maintain internal process documents, prepare financial statements, and provide preliminary data for audits, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Selection Criteria:


  • Experience in complex financial administration with customer interaction.
  • Strong accounting skills with proven ability in complex reconciliation.
  • High numeracy and proficiency in grasping complex concepts.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Advanced PC skills, particularly with spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, and manage multiple projects effectively under deadlines.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
  • Desirable:

  • Experience with financial management systems such as Oracle Financials.
  • Familiarity with grants or project accounting.
  • About the University of Oxford:

    At the University of Oxford, we are committed to leading global research and education to benefit society worldwide. Our inclusive and diverse community fosters innovation and creativity, empowering individuals and teams to address fundamental questions of global significance.

    Finance Division:

    The Finance Division provides financial advice and information to all University departments, divisions, and subsidiary companies. We aim to offer sound financial guidance and timely information to support the University's academic and research endeavours.

    Contact Person : Ffion Fry Vacancy ID : 172534 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 28-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 28759 - 33966

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