This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated person to join the team on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave at the beautiful Grade II* Victorian Oxford Town Hall.
The Town Hall is in the heart of Oxford hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions, conferences and meetings, concerts and exhibitions. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated finance and administration professional to join our team to deliver the Town Hall’s financial processes to excellent standards as governed by Oxford City Council’s financial regulations.
The role will focus on continuing to ensure financial processes are undertaken to a high standard. This will involve event bookings, supplier invoicing and departmental recharges. You will also be responsible for supporting and covering the Sales & Events team to ensure we deliver fantastic customer service to internal and external clients.
We support flexible working. There is an expectation for you to work at least one day per week with the sales & events team in Oxford Town Hall, with flexible working options for the remaining hours.
Our ambitious leadership team and dedicated staff are working hard building a world class city for everyone. Oxford City Council has accelerated plans to build more affordable and council housing in the city. We provide services to help reduce inequality and improve the health and wellbeing of Oxford’s residents and are taking a lead on reducing emissions and increasing biodiversity to become a net carbon neutral city of the future.
We are a supportive and collaborative bunch of people working towards shared goals, where new ideas and initiatives are valued. We strive to deliver service excellence, take accountability for our actions and communicate with honestly and respect. There has never been a more exciting time to join us! Help us to build successful places in which to live and work and build a fairer, greener city in which everyone can thrive.
Many of our roles offer flexible or hybrid working.
We offer generous holiday 28 days a year with an additional 4 days after 5 years’ service
We are committed to supporting career development opportunities and learning and development
An above average pension offering
Plus other great benefits
How to apply
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.
Applications should be made via our online application system with your CV
For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk
If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. If you are making an application using a CV please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.
For hybrid roles the successful applicant will be expected to work from home. You should ensure that you have reliable and secure wifi access; a suitable workspace and are prepared to undertake distance learning and training.
Closing Date: 25 September 2023
Late applications will not be processed
Interview Date(s): 03 October 2023 and 04 October 2023
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Charlie Clements on 01865 252836 or email email@example.com
We are an equal opportunity employer:
We are striving to become a more inclusive employer and to represent the communities that we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from ethnic and minority communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favorable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic.