Finance Officer - 12 Month Maternity Cover

Trafford College Group
Altrincham [Greater Manchester]
£21,856 - £23,955 Per Year
02 Aug 2022 09:00
23 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Finance Officer - 12 Month Maternity Cover

The Trafford College Group (TCG) has an opportunity for an experienced Finance Officer to join the Financial Services team to help us achieve our College vision of unlocking potential and fostering success.

The Job :

Working closely with the Revenue team the purpose of the role will be to:

  • To reconcile non funded income, ensuring all is captured and collected

  • Sales ledger invoicing and credit control

  • Liaise with the MIS team to ensure income is correctly forecast and recorded

  • Perform periodic month end and year end tasks, including balance sheet reconciliations

  • Work with Assistant Management Accountant to identify and satisfy other ad hoc and ongoing reporting requirements.

About you :

You will have experience of working in a finance department and a good understanding of the different roles within a finance team.

You’ll be strong in excel, with strong organisational and time management skills with experience of working in a fast – changing environment, whilst remaining calm under pressure.

You will have the ability to work in collaboration with staff, learners and other professionals, with excellent communication skills.

You will have an ability to undertake your own workload with accuracy and be a problem solver, with a forward thinking and committed approach.

About TCG:-A Great Place to Work

The Trafford College Group has recently entered the next exciting phase of its journey through the merger with Cheadle and Marple 6th Form College. The merger will provide the Group with a unique opportunity to further shape and direct 16-19 and adult education across the borough of Stockport.

Every year, thousands of students join us on courses that are designed to further their career prospects, enable transition to higher education or simply satisfy a desire to learn new skills and support well-being. Employment at Trafford College Group brings many benefits including:-


  • 43 days annual leave (Inclusive of bank holidays) 

  • Generous contributory company pension scheme 

  • Childcare discounts 

  • Onsite Starbucks 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

  • Continuous Professional Development 

  • Free Parking 

Staff at Trafford College Group go above and beyond to ensure that our students get the best possible teaching and support to enable them to reach their ambitions. We expect the very highest standards for all of our students and this is evidenced year after year by our achievement and progression outcomes.

The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job, as set out in the job description and person specification, will be guaranteed an interview.

The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check. The Group will meet the costs associated with this.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we are unfortunately not able to respond to each applicant. If you have not been called for interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 23rd August 2022

This position is open to direct applicants only.

We look forward to receiving an application from you.

** If sufficient applications are received the advertisement may close early. Please submit your application as soon as possible of you wish to be considered for the role **