Finance & Payroll Operations Manager
College location: East Surrey College (Redhill)
Salary: Competitive (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience)
Hours: Full time (37 hours/week)
We are currently seeking to appoint an organised and enthusiastic Finance & Payroll Operations Manager to join our professional and knowledgeable Finance department.
Working closely with the Head of Finance (College Group) you will oversee the operational finance team including line management and development of staff based across two Colleges as well as deputise for the Head of Finance in their absence.
You will act as payroll lead – overseeing all payroll activity, reconciliations and reporting, and act as the technical expert whenever required. You will also review and approve all transactional finance activity, including: accounts payable, accounts receivable and banking and ensure ‘month-end’ deadlines are met and accounts are reconciled in a timely manner. In addition to this you will review operational finance and payroll processes, making recommendations for control and efficiency improvements.
The successful candidate must:
•Be a Part-Qualified Accountant (must be either AAT Level 4 qualified, or CIMA/ACCA/ACA at foundation level)
•Have previous experience within Further Education
•Have previous management or supervisory experience of transactional finance staff
•Previous Payroll experience
•Excellent IT knowledge, particularly in Microsoft Excel
If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, life assurance, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments.
Closing Date: Sunday 20th October 2019*
(*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment)
Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population. We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones.
As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment. Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.
East Surrey College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.