Finance Assistant - Tenders Global

Finance Assistant

University of Oxford

Based in the beautiful Ashmolean museum within their small finance team that covers both reporting and transactional processing, you will join this team as a finance assistant, supporting the team to manage all transactional processing.

You will have full exposure to a wide range of day-to-day finance activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense claims and Barclaycard submissions.

You will undertake administrative tasks associated with finance processes and procedures, including data input, preparing emails, organising meetings and activities, maintaining spreadsheets and databases, and producing reports.

You will have proven experience of financial administration and be competent using Microsoft Word, Excel and databases. You will be able to organise your own workload and work to deadlines, generating high volumes of accurate work, with high attention to detail. It will be essential to have good interpersonal skills with the ability to build good working relationships with all levels of staff across the museum, external supporters/suppliers, central finance and other management to perform the role effectively. As you will work as part of a small finance team it will be essential that you are able to work on your own initiative, being proactive in identifying how you may be able to help other team members and be able to identify more effective methods/processes to drive efficient ways of working.

This is a part time, fixed term contract, working 18.25 hours per week for one year. Some flexibility across which working days the hours are worked is open to discussion, including the potential for some days/ hours to be worked remotely, with the possibility of contract extension. We are also open to secondment opportunities.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CV’s will not be considered.

Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, 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 shared parental leave.

Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Friday 3rd February 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 14 February 2023.

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