Financial Accountant

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£31,113 - £34,679 per annum (Grade 4) Dependent upon qualifications and experience
09 Feb 2024
26 Feb 2024
Job Level
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

There has never been a better time to join our Finance Team!

Stoke on Trent College is an exciting and fast-growing place to be, and we are passionate about getting our learners Skills Ready; Future Ready.

Be part of an Ofsted ‘Good’ College with good financial health, and contribute to our continuing progress. These are exciting times as we continue on our journey to becoming the innovative, technical and professional College of choice.

Our success is through Our People!

Are you a problem-solving financial analyst? Stoke-on-Trent College has a vacancy for a Financial Accountant to join our dynamic team. With new facilities planned at both College sites, now is an exciting time to be joining a small, dedicated and professional Finance Team.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for a wide range of duties, initially focusing on the College’s Capital programmes and reporting on progress to senior management, but also including process improvement, VAT preparation and budget holder management. You'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of staff across learning environments and business operations, providing exceptional customer service and financial support.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in Financial/management accounts. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have excellent communication, report writing, and problem-solving skills.

If you're ready to take your Finance career to the next level and join a team of dedicated finance professionals at Stoke on Trent College, we want to hear from you! Apply today and become part of a vibrant community that's committed to providing the best possible education and customer service experience for everyone.

You will possess a minimum of a relevant finance qualification or equivalent, experience of capital and major project reporting, and experience of working in a busy dynamic finance office.

We look forward to hearing from you.

We offer a fantastic competitive reward package, including:

  • Enhanced leave policies including 32 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • A range of Family Friendly policies, including opportunities for Hybrid working as relevant to role
  • Christmas Closure
  • Bright, modern facilities, buildings and learning resources
  • A competitive pension scheme
  • On-site restaurant facilities and free breakfasts (cooked breakfast or continental options)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Access to Continuing Professional Development
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives and health-related benefits including individual health care plans
  • Access to the College Sports Academy gym
  • Free on-site parking

Closing date for applications via CV submission is 26th February 2024.

Please submit your CV to

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 5th March 2024.

Helpful to have an informal chat?

You are invited to contact Christina Convery (Financial Controller), at

We are passionate about promoting equality of opportunity and creating a working environment where diversity is recognised and celebrated and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. Our environment is diverse in character and student population.

The College is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to safer recruitment checks, including previous employment checks, online searches and an Enhanced DBS Check.


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