Assistant College Accountant
Grade and salary: Grade 7, £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.
Hours and contract type: Full time (37.5 hours per week), Permanent
Application deadline: 12:00 midday, 12 March 2021
We are currently seeking an Assistant College Accountant, who will take responsibility for the efficient and effective management and day-to-day running of the Finance Office for Reuben College. This is an exciting opportunity to join us in our formative years, and a chance to work alongside the College Accountant to assist in establishing and developing the finance team.
As the Assistant College Accountant, you will contribute to the selection and implementation of systems used within the finance office. You will be working with the College Accountant on the monthly/quarterly/termly and annual financial reporting for each of the College operations applicable to Societies and to the University of Oxford. You will also work with other members of the College to ensure strong financial understanding among our community and that College resources are used efficiently in achieving our mission.
In the early years of the College you will also be expected to support the College with its day to day operational processes including purchasing, receivables and credit control, which will eventually be distributed between the finance team as it becomes established.
You should be a part-qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA) with strong management accounting experience, preferably gained in higher education or similar, with experience of balance sheet reconciliation. You will have excellent excel skills with the ability to manipulate, analyse and report on large data sets. You will be able to organise your own workload, work to deadlines with a high degree of attention to detail. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will be able to communicate complex matters to others at all levels and be able to engage collaboratively with colleagues in Reuben College and across the University. You will be able to use your influencing skills to bring complex matters to a close.
In order to apply, you will be required to submit a CV and a supporting statement before the deadline of 12 March 2021.
For a full job description and details of how to apply, please see the University of Oxford website.
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