Reference Number: SCCG2259C
Salary: £40,821 per annum with incremental progression to £44,744
Advert Closing Date: Sunday 26th September at 12 midnight
Assessment and Interview Date: Week commencing 4th October 2021 (subject to change) Interviews will comply with social distancing guidelines.
Location: Frontier House, Merchants Quay, Salford Quays
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: 37
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us as our Finance Controller, reporting to the Head of Finance at the College. You will be a key and proactive member of the Finance Management Team, and have responsibility for the line management of six members of staff.
We are seeking to appoint a Financial Controller to lead on the provision of high quality and professional technical, transactional, and systems accounting to Salford City College Group. This wide-ranging and fast paced role will oversee the effective and efficient administration of the College’s purchase ledger, sales ledger, cash and banking, payroll, and the financial arrangements for trips. You will also maintain the financial system and lead on the production of the annual statutory accounts, including liaising with External Audit.
We are looking for an experienced and proactive manager, with excellent communication skills and the ability to identify and drive forward improvements across a range of transactional processes and systems. The Financial Controller is required to have a proven track record in transactional and financial accounting.
Our ideal candidate will be CCAB / CIMA qualified, with education sector experience. However, relevant experience from all sectors along with an appreciation of the challenges faced in the FE sector are also welcomed. You will have a strong background in technical, transactional, and systems accounting, as well as experience of producing year-end financial statements and working papers. You must demonstrate excellent communication, organisation, and management skills. You will have a can-do attitude, be positive about change and innovation, and able to drive forward system and process improvements. This position would suit someone who is looking for a new challenge or who is ready for the next step up in their career.
Reason to Join Us:
• A range of developmental & career opportunities
• Staff Benefits Package with the best discounts and savings from high-street retailers, holidays and cinemas
• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and health cash plans
• Family Friendly & Flexible Working Policies
Commitment to Safeguarding
As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees.
Salford City 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.