Finance Manager

University of Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
GBP 19.96 - 23.82 per hour
20 Nov 2020
15 Dec 2020
Job role
Experience level
£41,526 to £49,553 per annum This is an exciting time for the Departments of Plant Sciences and Zoology: we are preparing to merge in 2022 to form a new Department of Biology, and to move into a brand new building in c .2024. The merged Finance function for Biology is now in place: our new Finance Manager will lead this newly structured team and oversee an excellent, customer-focused finance service.

You will manage the day to day finance processes, oversee all financial planning and reporting activities and develop key strategies. You will influence senior staff and academics on matters under your remit and oversee the implementation of several financial initiatives key to the successful establishment of the new department. You will work closely with all members of the finance team, ensuring they are fully supported in their roles.

You will have a demonstrable ability to inspire and lead a team, a high level of personal effectiveness and outstanding interpersonal skills. You will have proven technical finance skills and be capable of expert financial analysis and strategic planning. The ability to reflect on personal and team performance and learn from mistakes is essential.

The post is full time, permanent and available from February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams, on a date to be determined between 6 and 15 January. If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Jeannie Scott:

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented.

Only applications made online will be accepted. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on the 14th December 2020.

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