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We are recruiting for an ambitious, professional, resilient and respectful:

Accounts Assistant

Salary up to £21,933 with Local Government Pension Scheme, or up to £26,890 if accessing full flexible pay options.

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Fixed Term for 12 months (MAT cover).

Benefits to Support Work Life Balance: 28 days annual leave + Bank holidays. Flexible work, holiday and pay options.

Duties:

  • To assist the Management Accountant with the preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • To provide assistance to the Business Admin Apprentice at key times to ensure processing is kept up to date.
  • To ensure that the College’s financial control framework is robust and that procedures are consistently adhered to in regards to the Financial Regulations.
  • To provide a responsive and flexible service to managers and staff.

Skills/experience:

  • Highly motivated Accounts Assistant with experience of income, expenditure and book keeping is essential.
  • Ability to work with others as part of an effective team and also working independently when organising your own workload.
  • Well organised and holds excellent communication skills whether face to face, in writing or via telephone or e-mail.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft IT packages.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum GCSE grade 4 / C in English & Maths or equivalent.
  • AAT Level 3 qualified or studying towards.
  • Minimum Level 2 AAT qualification.
  • Relevant level 3 qualification or equivalent.

Ideal attributes of applicant:

  • You will be comfortable talking and engaging with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be a highly organised, collaborative and enthusiastic team player.
  • You will have a keen interest in our industry and willing to undergo further training and development.
  • You will be ambitious and want to drive to maintain our high standards.
  • You are ambitious, professional, respectful and resilient, thriving in a high trust and high performance culture.
  • You can make a significant contribution in our mission to provide excellence and opportunity in both technical and professional education, training and apprenticeships.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Car Charging Points
  • Flexible Pay - Access to LGPS or NEST pension schemes
  • Flexible Holiday - Buy and Sell Holiday options
  • Flexible working - Working from Home and Hybrid delivery and hybrid Working (95% working onsite)
  • Internal service discounts
  • Health & Wellbeing Support Packages

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification