*TRANSFERRED TO OPR* Senior Financial Analyst

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GA Finance
GA Academic
Oxford - Central
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About us

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

The Global Academic Business publishes books, journals and digital resources for the research, professional and higher education markets.

About the role

Working within our largest divison, this is an exciting opportunity for a commerically minded accounting professional looking to develop their analytical skill set.

The responsibilities will include:

  • managing the budget and planning process
  • monitoring and evaluating the Division’s performance with findings, implications and suggested actions communicated to the Commercial Accountant
  • acting as an effective business partner across the organisation in helping to develop and deliver short, medium, and long term strategies
  • supporting the Commercial Accountant and the Division in strategic decision making and analysis in all areas of the business in order to deliver the mission of the Press
  • market and competitor analysis
  • Ad-hoc reporting.

About you

The idea candidate will be:

  • Studying towards the final stages of a recognised accounting qualification or qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Have the ability to successfully implement these new ideas
  • Be a strong decision maker
  • Be outgoing, persuasive and a confident communicator with internal and external stakeholders of all levels
  • Have strong Excel modelling skills including extracting and summarising data from reports, controls around linked files, error checks etc
  • Have the ability to present complex information coherently to large audiences
  • Have proven experience of planning and budgeting with a clear view on how to present the information and make recommendations
  • Be discrete and trustworthy as required to work with sensitive and confidential information.

Competitive depending on skills & experience

Adela Pike

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