Assistant Accountant

Application deadline: 12.00 noon on Monday 8th January 2018

Salary: £35,325 p.a. to £45,293 p.a.


Nuffield College seeks to appoint a qualified or part-qualified Assistant Accountant. This is intended to be a full-time position, but we would also welcome applications from candidates who wish to hold the post on a part-time basis.

The postholder will be based in a small team which supports all aspects of Nuffield College’s financial activities. The person appointed will work under the direct supervision of the College Accountant, but must be able to work independently and on their own initiative, and be willing to take responsibility for discrete projects and areas of activity. She or he must be flexible, well-organised, possess advanced Excel skills, and be able to thrive as part of a small team. Some project work for one or more other Oxford colleges may be required as part of the role.

Our benefits package includes 41 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays and closed periods at Christmas and Easter, free meals whilst on duty, a season-ticket loan scheme, and contributory pension scheme.

Full details of the role, including selection criteria, can be found in the Job Description.

Job Description

Recruitment Monitoring Form


Applications consisting of a covering letter and CV stating the names and postal and email addresses of two referees together with a Recruitment Monitoring Form should be sent to or to the Human Resources Department, Nuffield College, New Road, Oxford OX1 1NF.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the College Accountant, Yani Moyse ( or 01865 278671).

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 8th January 2018. It is likely that interviews will take place in the middle of January 2018.

Nuffield College exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer committed to equality and valuing diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from disabled people and from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in posts in the College.