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Financial Analyst

We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success. In a fast changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.

About the Role

This role of Financial Analyst will provide financial analysis and support for the Academic Division, with responsibility for key monthly management reporting and financial accounting processes. Reporting into the Senior Accountant and the Head of Management Reporting, the successful individual will need to have a strong analytical mentality, attention to detail, and proven ability to understand and translate complex data requirements into clear outputs for non-finance specialists.

Please note this advert may be closed before the advertising end date, therefore please apply as soon as possible.

About You

  • Studying towards a recognised accounting qualification (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Demonstrates experience in preparation and presentation of accurate and complex management reporting
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to apply an analytical mind-set
  • Experience of data analysis, interpretation, reconciliation and presentation
  • Adaptable and able to implement effective changes to outputs in line with changing business requirements
  • Able to work independently and take ownership of driving improvement in processes, with an ability to challenge the status quo
  • Have the ability to manage a complex workload with multiple deadlines and stakeholders
  • Initiative and ability to successfully implement new ideas
  • Preferable: experience of using SAP and/or SAP Business Warehouse
  • A strong team player

Benefits

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.

Queries

Please contact wendy.foster@oup.com with any queries relating to this role.

We are 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.


 
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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
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  • Division:
    Academic
  • Department:
    GAB Finance
  • Closing Date:
    29 November 2020
  • Salary:
    Based on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    1926
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