Assistant College Accountant

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Hays

Recruiter: Hays

Assistant College Accountant

£39,745 to £46,047 per annum | South East | Date posted 14 Feb 2023

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My client is one of the most beautiful of Oxford Colleges that was founded in 1879. Originally a ladies only College, it has been mixed for many years and is one of the few colleges who are able to accommodate both their undergraduate and postgraduate students on site. It has a very relaxed and welcoming atmosphere with half of their intake coming from state schools and it is easy to see the shared spirit in all that they do- a distinctive balance of fierce intelligence, progressive values and an empathy that unites all who live and work there.

Your new role

Management Accounts

Budget Setting & monitoring

Cashbook

Trading Company

Endowment Funds & Income

Sales Ledger


What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate would be a part qualified accountant who could show some or all of the following criteria:

1. Experience

  • Relevant accounts office experience in small/medium sized organisation
  • Experience of computerised accounting systems
  • Experience in preparation and maintenance of management accounts
  • Experience in a College or not for profit environment

2. Qualifications


  • First Degree
  • Part qualified and/or working towards a recognised accountancy qualification

3. Skills and aptitudes


  • IT skills, including spreadsheet and database
  • Proven ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work accurately with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Apply appropriate financial and accounting treatments in line with charity SORP disclosure requirements and accounting standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to explain complicated issues and to liaise with people at all levels

4. Knowledge


  • Good understanding and practical experience of the principles of accounting and financial controls
  • Good understanding of the principles of Data Protection Legislation as applicable to this role
  • Complex VAT environment
  • Charity SORP reporting requirements

5. Attitude & Disposition


  • Organised, methodical working methods
  • Proven ability in taking a pro-active, flexible and problem solving approach
  • Discretion regarding financial and salary information
  • Ability to remain calm in busy periods and challenging situations
  • Able and willing to work occasional additional hours when required



What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
An attractive salary and pension scheme
Free meals
Study support - both financial and time off for study and exams from Day 1
Genuine career progression opportunities form a varied and interesting role

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #4364413

Specialism:

Facilities Management

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Sector:

Site Management

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Job type:

Permanent

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Salary range:

£40,000 - £49,999

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Location:

South East

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Job ref: 4364413
Application deadline:
14 Feb 2028