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Cashier (fixed term contract/secondment)

Our work has been enriching millions of minds for hundreds of years, and with your help we can enrich millions more. Come and contribute to a business which makes a genuinely positive impact.

This role sits within our Group Finance Division which is responsible for providing financial accounting and transactional support services for the Group in the UK. This role is part of a friendly team of 6 which are integral to the smooth running of the department. 

About the role

This is a varied role within a busy team which would be a great opportunity for someone with great attention to detail. Core responsibilities include:

  • Processing incoming receipts including cheques, bank transfers, cash and credit card receipts, ensuring that all receipts are banked and recorded
  • Opening incoming post, and sort cheques and remittance advices
  • Preparing the deposit list for cheques, scan the cheques, and reconcile the cheque scanner listing to the deposit list
  • Preparing the bank paying in forms, ensuring that the cheques are paid into the correct bank account
  • Printing remittance advices received by email. Match the remittance advices with the incoming receipts
  • Preparing the deposit list for all incoming receipts, and reconcile the deposit list to the bank statement
  • Receiving cash receipts, count the cash to verify the amount, and issue a receipt where required
  • Uploading the daily credit report into SAP for each of the merchant credit card accounts and reconcile the credit card receipts with the funds received into the bank account
  • Investigating receipts received without a remittance advice
  • Assisting with the reconciliation of the balance sheet control accounts, and processing staff credit card expenses.

This is a 6 month fixed term contract (with possibility for extension).

About you

You will be enthusiastic with an eye for detail, you will a team player with the ability to work independently.

You will also have:


  • Good computer literacy skills
  • Previous office/admin experience
  • The ability to communicate effectively with suppliers, customers and staff at all levels of seniority
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.


  • Cashiering or Sales Ledger experience
  • Experience of processing large volumes of receipts and foreign currencies
  • Experience of using SAP.


We care about work/life balance here at OUP. With this in mind we offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We are open to discussing flexibility in respect of working hours and the use of technology to support regular remote working, dependent on role. We also have an on-site gym with subsidised membership fees and a great variety of active employee networks and societies. 

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 11%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts. 

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.

Diversity and Inclusion

We're committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.


Please contact should you have any queries.

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Division:
    Group Finance
  • Department:
  • Closing Date:
    18 November 2019
  • Salary:
    In the region of £19,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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