Purchase Ledger Assistant

Rhodes Trust
Full time Full day
£21,000 - £23,000 / year
Oxford

Purchase Ledger Assistant
Salary £21,000 - £23,000 per annum plus benefits
Fixed Term, Full Time
Location: Oxford

About the Rhodes Trust


The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity which offers Rhodes Scholarships to exceptional students from around the world to come and study at the University of Oxford. Our mission is to build a better world through global fellowship programmes that develop and connect compassionate, innovative, and public-spirited people committed to solving humanity’s challenges.
In recent years, we have also partnered with several other remarkable organisations to create the Mandela Rhodes Foundation, the Atlantic Institute, the Schmidt Science Fellows, and our most recent initiative called Rise.


The role


The main purpose of this role is to support the small finance team in a variety of tasks including handling various international transactions over this ever evolving international organisation. This will suit a detail driven individual who can work in a timely and accurate manner. This is an exciting opportunity as we move closer to the new conference centre opening in early 2023.

The role will be responsible for;

  • Processing of accounts payable invoices on the finance platform;
  • Processing of international payments through various payment services;
  • Credit card and expenses processing;
  • Support for scholar travel grants;
  • Other support functions under the supervision of the Financial Operations Supervisor;
  • Essential skills, experience and qualifications:
  • Working towards AAT qualification;
  • Some experience in an operational finance environment;
  • Flexibility and commitment to team results;
  • Proficient in MS Office products (in particular Excel) and in digital platforms and systems;
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and desire to learn;
  • Organised and excellent communication skills.

Benefits of working here

We are a global organisation and we use our deep connections across the world to bring together people of different backgrounds and viewpoints. We encourage our staff to challenge each other’s thinking and generate new ideas.

  • 30 days annual leave (pro rata) plus 8 bank holidays
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Generous family leave schemes
  • Private health insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development opportunities

Additional benefits, such as free access to the University's gardens, parks, libraries and museums, and University staff discounts in shops across Oxford.


If you would like to find out more, please click 'apply’ to view the full job description and to find the link to apply. Please send us your CV and a covering letter. Please note, this advert will close on 22nd July 2022 at 17:00 GMT. Due to the current restrictions, initial interviews may be held via Zoom.


The Rhodes Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We warmly welcome applications from talented people of diverse backgrounds and appoint without regard to age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, parental status, marital or civil partner status, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality, religion or belief.

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