Assistant Accountant

Job Roles:
Finance, Other
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Accounting and Finance
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£21, 919 per annum
17th Feb 2017
Start Date:
Macclesfield College
Job Ref:

Macclesfield College is a leading provider of Further Education and Higher Education in the North West of England. The college has an annual turnover of £10 million and has strong ambitions to grow. Macclesfield College is part of a modern, inspiring campus providing education to learners of all ages and abilities. Based in East Cheshire, the college offers free secure campus parking and excellent transport links. In 2015 Macclesfield College won the ‘Best company to work for’ Silver Award at the North East 2015 Cheshire Business Awards.

Our mission is simple- “Empowerment through learning”.

Current vacancy available at Macclesfield College: Assistant Accountant (Full Time, 37 hours per week)

Macclesfield College is seeking an enthusiastic and efficient Assistant Accountant to support the Finance Manager in the delivery of all financial and management accountant requirements, working with departments across the College to ensure the accurate reporting of information.

The successful candidate will also support in delivering a high quality service in developing the awareness and practical application of financial procedures and to be an advocate of sharing good practice by providing advice and support to managers and staff. An effective communicator, with the ability to develop and facilitate positive working relationships with both staff and learners.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent organisation skills and will have the ability to work flexibly and adapt to business and learner needs accordingly, working under minimal supervision. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a good level of literacy and numeracy at Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English.

The successful candidate will also possess a AAT Technician qualification or a willingness to work towards the qualification in a timely manner.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.
The College is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from members of ethnic minority groups.

Applicants should be submitted by 9.00am on the closing date.

The closing date for applications is 27th February 2017

To apply please click 'Apply' and follow the instructions to complete the application form.

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Contact Details:
Macclesfield College
Tel: 01625 410000
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