Finance Assistant


UK

Oxford Economics is looking for a Finance Assistant to join the Finance Team, based in Oxford. This role is an integral part of Oxford’s growth plans and is an exciting opportunity to join a company at the forefront of the industry. The role offers significant career development potential.

The Finance Assistant in Oxford assists the Finance Manager & Finance Executive in carrying out bookkeeping tasks for the UK, Europe, Americas, Asia Pacific and Middle East and all Oxford based tasks in a professional and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Bookkeeping and Accountancy

  • Using and maintaining the SAP Business ByDesign finance system
  • Raising invoices and sending them out to clients
  • Inputting supplier invoices
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Coordinating staff expense claims
  • Organising and monitoring petty cash
  • Maintaining spreadsheets
  • Dealing with customer queries
  • Bank Reconciliations
Key skills / Requirements:
  • Knowledge and experience of MS Office, especially Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent Customer service skills, especially when dealing with customers in writing and on the phone
  • Proven ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Some bookkeeping experience with SAP or similar finance software is desirable, however full training will be provided
  • AAT qualification desirable (any level or currently studying)

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 500 full-time staff, including more than 300 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

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