• Location: Northop, Flintshire, CH7 6AA
  • Subject: Administrative Officer
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 02 December, 2022 11:45 PM

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Assistant Finance Business Partner

Coleg Cambria
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Role Title: Assistant Finance Business Partner
Location: Northop
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £23,598 - £25,374

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Finance Business Partner to join our busy Finance team based at our Northop site. As the Assistant Finance Business Partner you will be assisting with the control of the financial systems, preparations of financial and management accounts and analysis of financial and management accounting information within the Finance function to deliver a Business Partnering service across all areas of the College.

● Assist with the preparation of timely monthly management accounts and forecasts.
● To develop appropriate budgetary control systems and techniques within the College, providing appropriate support to budget holders across the College
● Monitor, prepare and publish monthly budget reports and commitment information
● Work closely with Budget Holders to analyse variances and explore potential problems and opportunities making appropriate recommendations and advising on the financial impact to the College.
● Support the Finance Business Partner in implementing a Business Partnering service across all areas of the College
● Assist with the monthly monitoring and forecasting of hourly paid staffing budgets.
● Collate monthly Devolved Budget monitoring information from Managers and summarise.
● Assist with the preparation of year-end final accounts in accordance with all relevant guidance and statutory requirements for the College
● Attend meetings with colleagues, staff and managers to discuss devolved budgets and forecasts.
● To complete financial and statistical returns for management and external reporting requirements as required.
● To monitor financial records to ensure compliance with financial regulations and procedures
● Prepare and reconcile monthly bank reconciliations as required
● To assist with the development of financial procedures and systems.
● Ensure the accuracy of transaction data and the timely processing of recharges to appropriate cost centres.
● To undertake general office administrative duties in support of the Finance function.
● To provide a “service-focussed” approach to all staff and customers which is accurate, timely and user friendly
● To undertake any other appropriate duties relating to this position
Essential Requirements
● Qualified to Level 4 AAT Technician
● GCSE qualified Grade A-C in English and Maths.
● Competent in Google applications and Microsoft office particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Also able to navigate Internet and Intranets
● Able to work as part of a wider Team, and be flexible and adaptable when required
● Able to plan and manage own workload, ensuring deadlines are met.
● Excellent organisational skills
● Excellent Time Management Skills
● Excellent Communication skills both written and verbal
● Able to demonstrate personal resilience in order to cope with a range of difficult situations
● Proactive and self-motivated.
● Takes personal responsibility for delivering quality work.
● Identifies opportunities to improve and develop existing practices.
● Demonstrates through actions commitment to the Vision, Mission, Core Values and Behaviours.

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.
Coleg Cambria is a ‘Disability Confident’ Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as ‘vulnerable’ is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Dependent on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.