The Mathematical Institute invites applications for an experienced Finance Officer who will be a key member of a small finance team led by the Head of Administration and Finance (HAF) and comprising, in addition, the Research Grants Manager, the Deputy Finance Officer and 2 part-time Finance Assistants. The is a new post and arises from an expansion of the previous role into two posts, the other being the Research Grants Manager who deals with post-award administration for the increasing research activity of the department. This is a permanent position and is available for an immediate start.
The postholder will be responsible for all day to day financial management, ensuring that the department has robust financial processes and controls, accurate financial data and timely financial information and will assist the HAF in supporting the strategic agenda of the Institute. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the HAF in the preparation of management accounts for the department and preparing the annual budget and quarterly forecasts. The post holder will advise the HAF, Chairman, and all members of the Institute, as needed, on established financial policies and procedures and will contribute to the long-term financial planning and financial health of the department.
The post holder will have strong accounting knowledge, evidenced by a CCAB qualification or progress to the final stages of qualification, strong numeracy skills, a good general level of education and at least 5 years experience of working as part of the finance function in the higher education, public or commercial sector, including implementation of financial processes and controls.
Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a supporting statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.
Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant (email: vacancies [-at-] maths [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk), quoting vacancy reference 104007.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.
Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 24th August 2012 can be considered.
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