Assistant Accountant

Hertford Regional College
Competitive salary
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen at Hertford Regional College, for a dynamic Assistant Accountant to join the Finance team. The successful candidate will be required to deliver a timely and proactive service to the College management team. Located at Ware Campus there will be the requirement to travel to CK Assessment and Training LTD, a trading subsidiary of the College based in an industrial setting at Nazeing.

The role reports directly to the Finance Manager and will work on core financial tasks; key areas include monthly management accounts for the trading subsidiary, balance sheet reconciliation, the preparation of accruals and prepayments, and fixed asset management. The role-holder will also provide support to budget holders and Executive Directors of the subsidiary company. Further details are provided in the job description.

The ideal person for this role should possess strong Excel skills and proven experience of the core tasks contained in the job description detailed above.

The candidate will be required to demonstrate the ability to work independently, use initiative and have the ability to respond positively and flexibly to the varying priorities of this role. You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a good and resilient team player.

The successful candidate will be AAT qualified and/or studying towards ACCA or an equivalent qualification.

Hertford Regional College provides in house training and staff development opportunities to maintain the continuous professional development of staff members.

On offer will be free parking, pension scheme operated by Scottish Widows, on site refectory (Ware campus) with subsidised coffee outlet, a gym, a library and access to state of the art facilities for staff and learners. As a member of our team you will have access to an Employee Assistance, this will also be available to those living at your home address. Programme, promoting wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle.

Please note

Please ensure that you outline in the supporting statement how your experience, skills and qualifications meet those outlined in the person specification, only candidates that fully outline the above will be selected for interview.

Candidates invited for interview will receive a notification to the email address supplied upon application. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any vacancies when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist.

All positions are subject to a DBS (formerly CRB) check and your start date will be dependent upon receipt of satisfactory DBS clearance.

Hours: Full time 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Location: Ware Campus and CK Assessment and Training LTD, Nazeing

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus all public and bank holidays.

Closing date: Friday 05 October 2018 @ 12 noon

Interview date: TBC - week beginning 22 October 2018

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