Finance Analyst

Oxford, UK/Flexible
Full time Staff

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have experience in financial reporting and financial systems?

Do you have experience in using Excel?

Do you have experience in influencing others to get things done in time with quality?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.

The Role

In this role, you will be one of the key members of the Financial Planning and Analysis Team ensuring we provide timely, relevant, and reliable financial management information to support budget holders to take better informed decisions on their activities and resource allocation.

You will be assisting the Senior Finance Analyst, to provide effective financial management information, insight, and analysis to all teams in Impact Division. Among other things this will involve consolidating financial information, monthly review of information against budget and support year end reporting.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam's mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.

An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

  • Recognised accountancy degree or qualification
  • Experience of planning, reporting and financial analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to build strong working relationships
  • High degree of flexibility both in terms of ways of working and ability to propose innovative approaches to financial management
  • Excellent planning, organisational and coordination skills so as to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields with fair pay and competitive benefits package.


Flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. This role will be based in the location as stated above.  

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply 

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile..

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

Closing date: 
5th May 2021