Job Category: Accountancy & Finance
Job Type: Hybrid
Job Location: Oxford
Job Salary: £30k - £35k

Our client, a prestigious educational establishment in Oxford is seeking a Finance Assistant on a full time or part time basis to join their busy team. The Finance Assistant is a key member of the Finance team and reports to the Director of Finance through the Finance Manager.


  • Recording of ‘Extras’ charges to parents’ bills on a termly basis.
  • Setting up parents’ direct debits and updating with changes.
  • Preparing Third Party billing payment agreements.
  • Updating of pupils’ records accordingly.
  • Preparing Bursaries and Scholarship reports for billing purposes.
  • Dealing with ongoing parents’ queries relating to billing and payment of bills.
  • In conjunction with the Finance Manager,assist with the chasing of billing debtors. Produce Debtor Reports and calculate any interest charges due.
  • Housekeeping of billing accounts, including the archiving of old files.
  • Inconjunction with the Finance Manager, handle any petty cash requirements.
  • Monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Invoicing to third parties using Sales Ledger.
  • Administration of Bursaryawardsandother third-party awards, including liaison withthe third party making the bursary assessments.
  • To provide support to the Finance team and complete any other tasks as required.
  • Administration related to fees in advance scheme.

The Candidate

  • The successful candidate will have:
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Strong attention to detail, and the ability to work accurately to tight deadlines.
  • Strong IT skills with intermediary Excel skills.
  • Experience of working with financial packages, specifically WCBSPass, would be distinctly advantageous.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A strong team player
  • Initiative,energy, enthusiasm and commitment

This is an all-year-round contract working either full time or part time (30 hours.)

This role is office based, however some Hybrid working is offered during school holidays.

In return our client offers an excellent benefits package and a salary of £33,000 FTE.

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