Accounts Assistant

Office Angels
Oxfordshire, UK
18 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This vacancy provides a rare opportunity to work for a really prestigious educational establishment in the heart of Oxford. The successful applicant will work in a close-knit and genuinely supportive and friendly team and importantly have the opportunity to develop their experience and continued learning in the area of accountancy. Fantastic benefits are provided.

CVs need to be submitted by 2pm on Monday 23rd September with a view to interviews taking place in early October, so if you are interested, please apply now.

The Job

This is a newly created role (due to increased work load) and gives a real opportunity to be able to mould your role and duties. Alongside having previous experience of working as an accounts assistant you must be able to think creatively about the accounts processes currently in place and be open to modernisation and demonstrate an enthusiasm for the role and the potential to be innovative.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria
  • Computer and general office experience
  • Proficient user of Office products, in particular Excel
  • Flexibility to deal with all manner of enquiries
  • Demonstrable ability to undertake straight forward but important financial processes accurately
  • Experience of operating an accounting system
  • A flexible approach to change

Desirable Criteria
  • Part qualification from a recognised accountancy body (further study support will be given)
  • Experience of a College, Charity or Higher Education finance function
  • Familiarity with the Accurate Solutions Mercury IV accounts package


The basic working week is Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:15pm (including c. 30 minutes lunch break) but flexibility around these hours will be considered

  • Yearly pay rises
  • There is an annual leave entitlement of 38 working days, which includes the 8 statutory public holidays. 5 days must be taken at Christmas and 5 at Easter.
  • Free lunches

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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