Finance Administrator

University of Oxford

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences (NDPCHS) is looking for a professional, friendly and customer-focused individual to join our busy departmental finance team that supports our world leading researchers and students.

The Finance Administrator plays a key role processing a range of financial transactions relating to purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and expense claims accurately and in a timely manner. Working closely with the other members of the finance team, you will promote and maintain a customer-focused, high-quality service, and ensure all financial transactions are processed and recorded accurately and in line with university financial controls. It is important that you are able to work well with others and communicate effectively with a wide range of people. In addition, you will need to possess initiative, the ability to work to deadlines and to maintain a high level of attention to detail given the duties involved.

NDPCHS is committed to the continuing professional development of its professional services staff, and in-house and on-the-job training will be provided as appropriate. Staff are encouraged to explore the University’s Work Learn Develop programme of funded professional training and development opportunities for university staff and this role also provides an excellent opportunity for a suitable individual to pursue a finance qualification while working for NDPCHS.

Why Choose Us

At the University of Oxford, we prioritise our employees’ well-being. We offer a range of benefits, including:

  • 30 days of annual leave (plus the 8 public holidays)
  • You will be based in a beautiful modern building just 15 minutes’ walk from the train station, bus stops and city centre
  • 3 days onsite working is required with this role with a flexible approach to hybrid working
  • Extensive personal and professional development plans and opportunities to foster growth
  • Career development and mentoring
  • Our department is warm, welcoming and friendly and you will be part of a team of other professional support colleagues
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services to support working parents
  • Very generous maternity, adoption, paternity, and shared parental leave schemes for growing families
  • An excellent contributory pension scheme to secure your financial future
  • Subsidised membership of the University Sports Centre to promote wellbeing
  • Cycle loan scheme to encourage sustainable commuting
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans for convenient transportation

Moreover, the University hosts a wide array of social groups and sports clubs, making your experience here about much more than just work.

For an informal chat about this position please contact Freya Cooke, [email protected] 

This post is offered full-time (with part time hours no less than 0.8 FTE considered) and permanent.

You will be based in the Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

“Committed to equality and valuing diversity”

You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on 14 May 2024.

Interviews are expected to take place shortly thereafter.

Please note: This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored skilled worker visa under the points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don’t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.

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