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Senior Finance Officer

£34,047 to £39,390 per annum

37.5 hours per week

St Hugh’s College requires a Senior Finance Officer to join its friendly finance team.  As a member of the College, staff have access to the following benefits:

  • Financial support for study materials, courses and exam entry, with time off provided, for those actively studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification.
  • Enrolment into the Oxford Staff Pension Scheme (OSPS)
  • 30 days of annual leave and 8 public holidays per year for full time equivalent staff (8 days of annual leave is reserved to cover the Christmas break when the College is closed)
  • Provision of meals free of charge while on duty when the kitchens are open and tea and coffee
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives, including access to an EAP, free annual flu jab, and free eye tests for all staff
  • A discounted travel scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme/Bike Loan
  • Access to University Staff Benefits

The successful postholder will be responsible for processing, reporting and analysing all the commercial income for the College.  They will work alongside HR colleagues to process the payroll and provide the necessary reports to HMRC and pension providers, in addition to assisting with budgets and forecasts.  They will deputise for the Financial Controller in their absence.

The postholder will need to be part qualified or working towards completion of a professional accountancy exam (or have equivalent experience), and have excellent computer skills with advance knowledge of Excel.  High levels of accuracy and attention to detail is essential.

Please see the job description for more details on the post.

To apply, please complete the application form below together with the equal opportunities monitoring form and return it to

Your application will be judged solely on the basis of how you demonstrate that you meet the selection criteria stated in the job description.

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

St Hugh’s is a self-governing College of Oxford University and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  Please let us know if you believe there are any reasonable adjustments, we should be making to assist you with your application.

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on Tuesday 9 January 2024

Please direct any queries to