At Milton Keynes College the Finance team are at the heart of the Business Partner support areas and require maximum efficiency and accuracy within the team. We are currently looking to appoint a confident and proactive Cashier/ Purchase Ledger Assistant to provide effective support.
On the Cashiering side, you will provide cash management support for Finance and the wider College across various sites. You will be the link with the Admissions Team, Reception Team, and other departments who receive money for the College. This will include preparing and processing cash sheets, banking, cash/ credit card reconciliations, float/ petty cash preparation and liaising with our cash collections contractor.
On the Purchase Ledger side, you will be assisting with processing invoices and purchase orders, setting up new suppliers. This will include communicating both internally and externally on a variety of Purchase Ledger issues.
Location: Milton Keynes
Hours: 25 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £19,000 pro rata (full time equivalent)
Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2019
More about the rewards
25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
Tax free child care scheme
Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
Plus many more…
As the successful candidate you will have
Have proven experience of working in a finance team.
Have experience of cash handling/banking/ purchase ledger.
Show the ability to identify problems and resolve on own initiative.
Be able to work as part of a team or under own initiative.
Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Be IT literate – and have a familiarity with MS Excel and Word.
Have a good basic education including GCSE level C or equivalent in Maths.
Have the ability to prioritise and plan effectively.
More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.
Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.