Operations/HR & Finance Manager-Oxfordshire, UK

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom Full-time

Wolfram Research Europe Ltd. is looking to recruit an experienced Office and HR Manager to take responsibility for managing the operations group as well as taking company-wide responsibility for HR and a number of other functions.

Responsibilities include:


  • Acting as line manager for the Customer Service, IT and Accounts departments
  • Dealing with legal and compliance issues, including negotiating and reviewing contracts for suppliers, customers and events and handling contract disputes
  • Attending and keeping minutes for senior management meetings
  • Acting as a legal representative for the signing company contracts
  • Overseeing building and site maintenance issues along with tenant contract negotiations
  • Overseeing the company’s ISO 9001 compliance
  • Dealing with annual insurance renewals

Human Resources

  • Dealing and negotiating with agencies in regards to recruitment as well as dealing with direct recruitment
  • Calculating, submitting and reconciling the monthly payroll and associated monthly and annual returns, including pension compliance, private health care and salary sacrifice schemes
  • Reviewing and issuing employment contracts to new starters
  • Dealing with new-starter inductions and performing exit interviews
  • Dealing with immigration visa submissions
  • Dealing with employment disputes and processes
  • Maintaining databases of annual performance reviews and vacation/sickness time
  • Ensuring that the company complies with employment legislation at all times
  • Ensuring that health, safety and risk assessments are up to date and compliant


  • Be familiar with financial reports and have a business knowledge of accounts 
  • Analysing accounts with the company's Management Accountant
  • Presenting accounts and financial reports to the senior management team

This is a senior management position within the business and previous experience in operational, human resource and/or accounting management is essential.

The position will suit an individual keen on having a diverse set of responsibilities within a high-tech growing business who is calm under pressure and is methodical in approach.

Established in 1990, Wolfram Research Europe Ltd. employs approximately 40 people and is located at its own site at Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire (with onsite parking and within walking distance of Hanborough station). As the European headquarters for Wolfram Research, it is responsible for the UK, European and Middle Eastern markets. Wolfram Research is one of the world’s most respected software companies—a pioneer in computation and modern data science with technology including the Wolfram Language, Wolfram|Alpha (available through Apple's Siri) and Mathematica, plus a growing consulting services business.

Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.