Assistant Accountant






£29,563-£32,117pa inclusive of London Weighting

Closing date:

22 July 2022

Full Time, Permanent

36 hours, 52 weeks per year             


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join our friendly Finance team based at the Enfield campus.


The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of financial duties including analysing and processing of the monthly payroll and pension data. Supporting budget holders with budget management and control, supporting the part-time Finance Officer and the Finance Income Administrator with the sales ledger function and managing the High Needs income. Supporting the Head of Finance with the preparation of the management accounts and the annual financial statements. The successful candidate will be a finance business partner to a designated number of departments.

The ideal candidate will have strong sales ledger, general ledger, communication and IT (Microsoft Excel) skills. The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to understand and analyse financial data, as well as being a member of an effective and a busy Finance team. The successful candidate is also required to have some experience of working in an accounts/finance environment, managing staff as well as extensive use of a computerised accounting package.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:     22 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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