South Staffordshire College

Financial Controller

Stafford, Staffordshire
09 May 2019
17 May 2019
Subject Area
Accounting and Finance
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

South Staffordshire College is at the heart of education in the area and as our new Financial Controller, you will work closely with the Deputy Chief Executive (Finance and Resources) to ensure that the strategic and operational finances of the College are implemented and managed successfully, and will play a pivotal role in helping the College to continue on its journey of improvement for the benefit of the students and the communities it serves.

You will assist with the preparation of the annual budget, departmental budgets and cash flow forecasts together with financial forecasts and reports as required by the Board and funding agencies.    

You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the finance department, overseeing payroll, purchase & sales ledger systems, debt recovery and pensions and general line management of the team.

To be successful, you will have extensive experience of working in a financial environment and will be a CCAB fully qualified Accountant.  

Our College never stands still, and we take pride in being highly proactive and responding quickly to the world around us. We work across multiple sites and communities, and as well as offering a broad range of vocationally based courses, we have a nationally recognised specialism in land-based education. We enjoy superb employer relationships and the College is well placed to maintain our outstanding record of student employability.

Closing date: Friday 17th May 2019

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44.