Finance Officer (Financial Services)

Preston College
Preston College, St Vincent's Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8UR
£23,195 - £24,610 Per Year, Depending on Qualifications and Experience
15 Mar 2023 13:12
04 Apr 2023 09:00
Further Education
Job Level
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
Public Sector Organisation

Finance Officer (Financial Services)

Preston College

At Preston College we take great pride in supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities are looking for.

We are a “Good” College and Ofsted agree.

Our mission is to help make learners the most employable they can be.

The Department of Finance plays a vital role in the College’s ability to respond to local and regional business needs whilst serving the community we are so proudly a part of.  The provision of a high quality support service across the College is therefore central to our success and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to work with us to achieve our future goals.

Job Title:         Finance Officer (Financial Services)

Salary:             Job Family Group 5 - from £23,195 (SCP16) to £24,610 (SCP20)

per annum pro rata, Depending on qualifications and experience

Hours:             18.5 hours per week (Part Time), 0.5 FTE, Wednesday afternoons, Thursday and Friday

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and forward thinking individual to join our Finance team. You will have experience in working in a busy office environment, and of using computerised systems including Microsoft Office applications and the internet. You will be able to process data to a high standard, have excellent communication skills, and be able to plan, organise and work flexibly to ensure your targets and deadlines are achieved.

If you feel that we are the College for you and that you are the person we require, we would welcome your application. 

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 4th April 2023 at 9am

Interview Date: Tuesday 11th April 2023                             

About us:

Our mission is to make our learners the most employable they can be. We do this by supporting all of our learners to achieve the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities are looking for.

What we offer:

Preston College have been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People and we have a wide range of benefits for staff. Some of these are outlined below, for a full list visit

•          Professional Development Opportunities including staff days and supported CPD.

•          Opportunities to obtain qualifications essential to your role and support to achieve them.

•          Opportunities for career and pay progression, including annual cost of living increases.

•          Generous Annual Leave entitlement.

•          Local Government Pension Scheme / Teacher’s Pension Scheme.

•          Family friendly college policies including special leave, career break, job share and flexible working (role dependent).

•          Free car parking.

•          Cycle to work scheme.

•          Subsidised health and fitness suite, hair and beauty treatments and 20% discount off FUNDA children’s holiday club all based at Preston College.

The successful candidate for this appointment will be required to apply for appropriate disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring service at a cost to themselves