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Finance Assistant 

Full-time (37.5 hours/week) two year fixed term contract

  • Based in Rhodes House, Oxford
  • A competitive starting salary, expected to be in the range of £20,000 to £23,000 per year


The mission of the Rhodes Trust is to identify and develop remarkable people, bring leaders together around the world, and actively support lifelong fellowship.

As an employer, we seek to provide a supportive and nurturing environment for employees who are dedicated to the Scholars - past, present, and future - and to the enduring spirit of the Rhodes Scholarships.

Having experienced significant growth recently we have created a new role for a Finance Assistant.  This is an entry level position, designed to introduce a financially minded school leaver or graduate to the operations of a small finance team.  The post will report to the Head of Accounting, but will be supervised on a daily basis by the Senior Finance Assistant.   The department handles a wide variety of international transactions in a surprisingly complex environment.  Training will be offered as necessary, both on and off the job.

Core competencies

You will have an accurate, efficient, and meticulous approach and a good working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • A relevant degree or, for a school leaver, relevant A-levels ideally at Grade A/B
  • Evidence of interest in a career in financial administration or accountancy
  • Flexibility and commitment to team results.

Please view the job description for further details.

To apply

Please send your curriculum vitae (not longer than 3 pages) plus covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) to The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 6 February and interviews will be held on Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to Julia Palejowska at