Finance Officer

Derwentside College
Consett, UK
12 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in joining a dynamic and progressive organisation, with a clear vision to be the number one College in the North East?

Why Derwentside College?

Derwentside College is one of the top performing colleges in the Country for its student achievement and satisfaction. We are an ambitious organisation and as one of the largest apprenticeship providers in the Country, we are leading the way in delivering a diverse range of services to learners and employers.

What you will do?

We are looking to recruit a Finance Officer to join our busy team within which you will cover a range of financial functions with a primary focus on sales invoicing and debtors ledger control, as well as bank reconciliation and treasury management. You must be able to prioritise your workload and have the ability to meet strict deadlines. You should also have an organised and flexible approach to work. Good numerical and IT skills are essential, and experience of working with accounting systems and software packages would be advantageous.

An AAT L3 qualification is desirable, but being able to demonstrate experience of working successfully in a busy Finance Office is of more significance.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is looking to gain experience and exposure across a wide range of finance activities.

What's in it for you?
  • Generous annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
  • Christmas closure days
  • Automatic entry to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Annual staff celebration day
  • Continuous professional development
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free use of the on-site gym

This is a permanent, full-time post and the starting salary will depend upon an individual's level of experience.

The College is positively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children, young people and vulnerable adults who attend its education and training provision. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The person appointed will be required to obtain a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

As an equal opportunities employer, the College welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. Should you require any reasonable adjustments or have specific access or communication needs, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Closing date for applications - Monday 30th September 2019

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