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Finance Assistant

Posted: 13th June 2019

Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford.
Finance Assistant
Permanent, full-time
Grade 4: Salary £22,017 - £25,482 p.a.

An opportunity for a full-time Finance Assistant has arisen in the Department, reporting directly to the Computer Science Finance Team Leader and indirectly to the Finance Manager. This post is primarily financial administration, ensuring financial transactions are recorded and processed accurately in line with financial controls.

On a rotating basis, you will be responsible for raising purchase orders for the department, checking and coding travel reimbursement claims, processing departmental credit card transaction, payment of invoices, processing Software Engineering part time course student invoices and carrying out general office duties such as photocopying and filing. You will also be required to answer finance related queries which may be from suppliers regarding purchase orders or general enquiries relating to these activities.

We are seeking applicants with experience of working in a financial environment who have a good level of numerical accuracy, who are committed to achieving both individual and team goals through excellent team working and communication skills. Applicants should have the ability to work methodically, generating high volumes of accurate work with meticulous attention to detail. You will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, and be a competent user of Microsoft Excel. Previous experience of working in an accounting environment, within a higher education or research establishment and experience of the University’s Oracle financial system is desirable.

Further details of the post, including the selection criteria and method of application are available from:

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 27 June 2019. Interviews are expected to be held on 11 July 2019.

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diversity groups and champions, for example, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example maternity leave.