Part Time – 22.2 hours per week, fixed term contract until 31st December 2021
Salary – £19,214 – £20,918 per annum, pro rata depending on experience
Based at York
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England.
The College is seeking a part time Credit Controller on a fixed term contract until 31st December 2021 to join our dynamic, friendly Finance team. Reporting to the Financial Controller the role will be responsible for managing and reducing debt. You will maintain, develop and enhance an effective sales ledger function, whilst providing an efficient and professional finance service to support the work of the finance team. The successful applicant will be office based and ideally work over 5 days per week, although flexibility may be considered for the right candidate.
The primary responsibilities of the post are:-
• To maintain, develop and enhance an effective sales ledger function
• To oversee the Sales Ledger and Credit Control of commercial debtors
• Communicate with debtors to optimise collection
• Investigate discrepancies and seek appropriate action to reduce the number and value of outstanding debtor accounts
We are looking for applicants who have knowledge of the full sales ledger and credit control functions, debt chasing experience and accuracy in processing a high volume of transactions. Previous experience of working with integrated computerised financial systems is essential and the successful candidate will be educated to at least a Level 2 in Maths & English although Level 3 would be desirable. You will have a flexible approach, excellent numerical, verbal and written communication skills. Experience of Open Accounts and knowledge of the Education sector would be a distinct advantage.
We offer a pleasant, safe and friendly working environment and our colleagues enjoy 35 days per year annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays, ample free parking, canteen facilities, and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
Successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.
Closing Date: 9.00am on 23rd April 2021
Interviews: week commencing 3rd May 2021
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.