New College Swindon, Financial Accountant

Swindon, Wiltshire
£35k - £45K pa DOE
11 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Contract, Flexible, Full time

Contract Details: Full Time, substantial part time applications will be considered

Start Date: As soon as possible

New College is a very successful and expanding Further Education College and we put our learners at the heart of everything that we do. Our excellent staff are key to our success and with our first class conditions of employment and generous benefits, we are truly an employer of choice. 

The College is presently undertaking an exciting major project to implement new finance/payroll/HR systems and the candidate will be expected to be a major contributor to this project and others. The environment is both rewarding and stimulating for potential candidates. 

It is essential that you hold a Level 4 AAT Qualification or qualified by experience. You will be expected to demonstrate and evidence significant current relevant experience.  

English, Maths and ICT are required at Level 2 or higher. 

You should have significant current experience in the production of accurate and timely statutory accounts. The right candidate will have extensive experience of accounting procedures and methods within a fast moving finance department. 

Your knowledge of Microsoft Office should be up to date and we are looking for someone who has a thorough understanding of Excel Functionality.  Holding a Project Management Qualification and/or experience of accounting for capital projects and grants would be desirable. 

For further information, please refer to the job description.  

We offer everyone who works at the College excellent conditions of employment, including generous holidays and competitive salaries with an attractive defined benefit pension scheme. 

Please note an enhanced DBS will be required for this role. The successful candidate is required to meet the payment of this DBS check which is currently £44. 

On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces. 

Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply as soon as possible. 

Closing Date: 11th July 2019

Interview Date: To be confirmed 

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