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Finance Assistant

Basingstoke College of Technology
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contract Type
Part Time
£13,067.66 - £14,064.35 per annum
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
29th November 2023 10:50 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1380946


Finance Assistant

FTE 0.54 (20 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

£13,067.66 - £14,064.35 per annum

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant. This is a great opportunity to undertake a varied role in a friendly and busy Finance Team.

The role focuses on the administration of cash and processing of sales from a wide range of services provided across the College. Strong inter-personal skills and a desire to provide a high level of customer service are a pre-requisite.

If you are an enthusiastic team player willing to take on additional duties as required, and provide basic cover for other team members, this could be the role for you.

Consideration would be given to spreading the advertised hours over 4 days instead of 5.

A reasonable level of IT skills is essential, including the use of Microsoft Excel and Outlook. Training will also be provided on relevant parts of the College finance system to allow for transaction processing.

You will not need to possess an accountancy qualification but the ability to demonstrate equivalent experience is essential.

The following characteristics are essential to be successful in this role:

  •  Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills
  •  Reliable, flexible and discreet
  •  Ability to prioritise and achieve tight deadlines
  •  A positive attitude and ability to deal with pressure in a professional manner
  •  Excellent attention to detail

We will start to review applications 7 days after the vacancy is advertised. Interviews will be arranged as and when after this date, so please do not delay in applying.

Additional information

  • Pension scheme: People’s Pension (PPS)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement, bank holidays (plus Christmas closure.) Retail Benefits scheme, free onsite parking, refectory/coffee shop, Gym and staff wellbeing day.
  • DBS check is payable by candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well-respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.

Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.


Safeguarding Statement:

BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by the candidate) as well as providing proof of the right to work in the UK.

Basingstoke College of Technology

Basingstoke College of Technology