Finance and Administration Assistant - Oxford

The Finance and Administration Assistant in Oxford assists both the Finance Manager and the
Administration Manager in carrying out all Oxford based tasks in a professional and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities:
Office Management & Administration- ensuring the smooth day to day running of the Oxford office
and the Administration function, to include;
• Assisting to cover the reception desk and telephones when needed
• Assisting with tenders and supplier information requests
• Setting up subscription access for customers
• Supporting Sales Administrators in setting up orders to be invoiced on Salesforce
• Assisting to book travel and accommodation for staff
• Replying to all email requests from staff and customers in a timely manner

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

This is not an exhaustive list. The Finance and Administration Assistant must be prepared to work as part of a team and assist or carry out other duties as requested during periods of high workloads, sickness, holidays and emergencies.

Key skills and 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
• Some administration experience with Salesforce or similar CRM software is desirable, however full
training will be provided

How to apply

Please click Apply Now to send your CV (resumé) and cover letter and complete the online application form. Your cover letter should explain how you meet our requirements and identify what you could bring to the role. 

The deadline for applications is the 24th March 2021. However, early application is strongly recommended.

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 federal, state, or local laws.

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