Luminate Education Group

Assistant Financial Accountant (LUM306)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,829 with progression to £30,405
31 Jan 2023
09 Feb 2023
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We will be reviewing and interviewing candidates as and when we receive applications, therefore please apply as soon as possible as this vacancy may close before the end date advertised.


Luminate Education Group are recruiting for an innovative and highly motivated finance professional to join our finance team. We provide a financial accounting service for the group, working with colleagues to ensure accurate recording and reporting of financial transactions. We offer a generous support package which includes 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays and additional time off between Christmas and New year. We offer a generous pension scheme with the employer contributing up to 17.3% plus other great benefits. We are able to offer hybrid working with up to 2 days working at home.


The post holder will assist the Financial Accountant in the provision of a customer focussed responsive and quality financial service. In particular, the post holder will be involved in the effective management of the Group’s VAT position, accurate maintenance of the non current asset register and balance sheet reconciliations.


• Experience in a financial accounting team.

• AAT qualified or with relevant experience, (study support options are available).

• Experience or knowledge of non current asset registers.

• Previous experience pr knowledge of VAT matters.

• Previous experience of using a complex finance system and be a confident user of Excel.

• Solve difficult problems to a satisfactory conclusion, taking into account the varied perspectives present.

• Highly organised and able to work in a methodical manner.

Contact Us:

For further information please contact: 

Tracy Waite


About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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