The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
Oxford Physics is one of the largest and most eminent Physics’ departments in Europe – pursuing forefront research alongside training the next generation of leaders in Physics. It is the second largest academic department at the University with income approaching £40m per annum and a total staff of 550 people.
An experienced Finance Manager is now required to support the Head of Administration and Finance in leading the financial function and consequently deliver excellence in financial support to the Department.
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ well-being and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days of annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
• Membership in a variety of social and sports clubs
This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working.
This post is permanent and full time
The post-holder will be expected to deliver a high-quality, efficient and effective service to the Head of Finance and other key stakeholders. This will cover all aspects of the university’s financial administration including the management of the purchase to the payment team and financial reporting to senior management together with the development of robust and efficient procedures, analysis, financial plans and other areas in supporting the department.
To be considered for the role you will require demonstrable technical finance skills together with strong financial acumen, excellent communication and presentation skills and demonstrate a high level of personal effectiveness.
You will be required to upload a cover letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 6 February 2023.