Finance Officer (Part-Time)

Leeds City College
£14,186 - £14,186 Per Year, Commencing at £14,186 with progression to £14,595 per annum.
18 Nov 2023 06:12
10 Dec 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Finance Officer (Part-Time)

About the Role

Part-time contract: 22.5 hours per week.

The post holder will provide a customer-focused, responsive, and quality administrative service whilst ensuring efficient, accurate and timely processing of accounts receivable transactions. The post holder will work in the Luminate Education Group finance team, providing a shared service across the group. The post holder will, at all times, comply with Luminate Education Group financial regulations and procedures and maintain a proactive and diligent approach to fraud awareness.

What You Will Do
  • Create new customer accounts, including for trade customers and students.
  • Raise invoices to customers and processing income received.
  • Process direct debits to ensure completeness of income, dealing with exception reports and all queries as required.
  • Monitor receipts of student loans, providing analysis of that income.
  • Review receipts in bank statements to ensure all income is recognised as appropriate in the accounts receivable ledger.
  • Receive payments from customers, ensuring all necessary procedures are adhered to.
  • Monitor outstanding debt and carry out active credit control by telephone, email and issuing letters to debtors.
  • Liaise with the debt management company regarding overdue accounts.
About You
  • Previous experience of working with Agresso Business World or similar Finance data systems.
  • Used to working with sensitive data and the guidelines that support it.
  • Analytical with the ability to present and analyse data.
  • Work accurately, with attention to detail.
  • A strong communicator - both written and verbal.
  • Used to organising your own time and also working to set deadlines.
  • Flexible with the ability to juggle tasks to meet changing priorities.
  • Familiar with Financial Operations desirable.

There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:
  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers' Pension Scheme
    • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card).
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!