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Finance Assistant

Title:                      Finance Assistant

Responsible to:   Operations Director

Salary:                   £20,217 - £23,376 (pro rata) (AAT Inner London Scale 15-21)

Job period:           Permanent, part-time (21 hours per week)

Closing date:        5th August 2016

Starting:                Immediate start

Tech City College is a Post-16 STEM specialist College and is part of the Aspirations Academies Trust.  At Tech City we are committed to raising students’ aspirations so that all young people reach their fullest potential and achieve the success they desire. Tech City is a small and friendly College with big ambitions. We aim to educate and train the next generation of scientists, engineers, technicians, entrepreneurs and innovators. We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff to work alongside our students to ensure they gain invaluable practical, professional and personal skills.

The role of the Finance Assistant will be vital in maintaining the College’s financial health and ensuring the efficient, effective organisation and administration of the College’s financial procedures and systems.  The post holder will be guided by the Aspirations Academies Trust finance team under operate under direction of the Operations Director.  As part of a growing College the role the post holder will be required to support the exams area.

The post holder will be expected to exhibit a high degree of professionalism and to respect confidentiality in all matters relating to the College.

Key Role and Responsibilities

The post holder will support the monitoring of college financial records providing key data when necessary, working closely with the Operations Director to ensure a smooth running of the finance area.  When necessary providing prompt reports, preparing forecasts and providing information on the College’s finance.  The post holder will ensure that finance processes are adhered to and where necessary suggest and implement improvements under guidance of the Operations Director.  Support in all aspects of finance from managing cash flow, VAT and invoicing to dealing with purchase orders, maintain petty cash and monthly reconciliation.  A key area of responsibility will be ensuring student bursaries are paid promptly and is expected to comply with College policies and procedures.

In return we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Respect, Trust and confidence in your ability to do the job
  • 24 days paid annual leave (pro rata)

Application process:

Tech City College as part of the Aspirations Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Completed applications should be sent to Mrs D McSween, Operations Director at Tech City via quoting the position in the email header.

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