Senior Financial Accountant

RNN Group
Rotherham [South Yorkshire]
£33,019 - £33,019 Per Year
16 Sep 2020 18:17
28 Sep 2020 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Manager, Team Leader / Supervisor
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

Full time, permanent

Salary; £33,019 per annum

Location; Rotherham Town Centre Campus

The Role

This role offers the successful candidate the chance to gain significant experience and responsibility in the finance department of this £36 million income Group.

Financial stability is a key focus in our 5 point strategic plan and the successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring that the Group achieves outstanding results for students through sound financial strategy and practice.

We are looking for a motivated and pro-active individual to be part of a team of staff assisting in the delivery of a full range of finance department activities.

You will be the main link between Finance, MIS and the Bids & Contracts teams, ensuring accurate reporting, timely payments and receipts of income to the Group.

Additional duties will include:

  • Support/assistance with subcontractor delivery calculations/queries
  • Support/assistance to ensure that apprenticeship incentive grants are calculated and paid in line with milestones
  • Support/assistance with the employer support fund process
  • Supporting Credit Control with the HE/FE loans to ensure funding is recorded correctly within the ProSuite and income drawn down in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that the group complies with VAT and Corporation Tax legislation
  • Completion of HMRC returns including VAT and Corporation Tax
  • Day to day management of the Financial Accountant

Have you got what it takes?

You will have previous experience in a similar role/environment and experience of dealing with non-finance staff at all levels. A relevant Finance qualification is required, such as CIMA/ACCA/ACA (or working towards). Fully qualified AAT candidates will be considered if they can show sufficient past achievement/experience.

You will have excellent IT skills, strong organisational skills and able to work methodically and in a professional, confidential manner.

Why work for us?

  • Generous local government or teacher pension
  • 22-35 days annual leave + bank holidays and college closure days
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated, innovative and dynamic individual to join our existing team. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to these values too; Respect, Support, Inclusion, Excellence and Partnership.

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check.

Closing date: Monday 28 September 2020 – if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.


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