Finance Operations Lead

This is a re-advertisement of a recent vacancy.

Based in the beautiful Ashmolean Museum, you will support a wide range of day-to-day finance operations activities such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense claims, Barclaycard reconciliations, and access to finance systems.

You will be the first point of contact for finance enquiries in relation to financial processes and procedures and will be responsible for the training needs of those involved in these processes.

This permanent, full-time position works 36.5 hours per week, 9am – 5pm. The Ashmolean supports flexible remote working and at present, you will be required to work 60% of your time on-site.
This is a perfect opportunity if you want to develop your finance career further and continue studying towards an accountancy qualification.

For general enquiries or process-related enquiries, please contact our Recruitment Team ( )

About You
The Ashmolean Museum are looking for a “people person” as you will work with key stakeholders at all levels such as museum staff, external supporters/suppliers, and other management teams.

Due to the nature of the tasks you will be performing, a high level of accuracy and numeracy is key.

As part of a small finance team, you will be able to work collaboratively and independently and proactively identify more effective processes/ways of working. You will manage a varied workload, so being willing to work flexibly is essential.

You must be competent in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, financial systems, and databases, but they are also happy to provide training when necessary.

What We Offer
As an employer, the University of Oxford genuinely care about employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that they offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days of annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

More information is available at

The University of Oxford’s staff and students come from all over the world, and they proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example, shared parental leave.

How to apply
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting evidence form using the attached template (or a supporting statement) as part of your online application. Your supporting evidence form should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.

Only applications received online by 12.00 midday (GMT) on Tuesday 7 May 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on either Thursday 16th or Friday 17th May 2024.