Finance Assistant

Specific Hours: 22.2 hours per week

Derby College Group (DCG) are looking for an enthusiastic individual with Finance and Banking experience to join the team and help maintain an efficient and effective Banking process for the college and its subsidiaries. This is a part-time, site-based role working Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. If you would like to visit the site and meet the team before applying, please reach out to us at

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant team within the College. Working from our modern office space at DCG’s Ilkeston Campus, you will prepare Banking from all sites, bank reconciliation preparing journals for posting, reconciling card payments, sales ledger receipts, inputting and processing sales and purchase invoices, deal with queries and promote the College financial regulations and procedures to internal and external customers.

About you

The successful applicant will have experience of working in a financial environment and will have knowledge and experience of banking processes and financial accounting systems. You will also have experience of managing data, accurately and methodically and will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. You will hold a level 2 in Maths and English and a Level 2 qualification in customer service or be willing to work towards.

The Benefits

  • 34 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with a 20.5% employer contribution
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors - free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process. 

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

If you require visa sponsorship

Please note that unfortunately, this role is ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. Applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK but would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.  Please consult the Home Office website for further information.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job Description

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.