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Assistant Accountant

Salary:                  £23,231.63 - £25,894.72 p.a. pro rata (depending on experience) plus benefits

Job type:             Permanent

Hours:                  25 hours per week (worked over 5 days)


St John’s College is looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant (Operations and Enterprises) to join the College’s Finance Department.

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for the College’s and its subsidiaries’ nominal and sub-ledgers, including cash management, VAT and month end routines. The post-holder will be required to address any issues that arise whilst conforming to all relevant financial regulations.

The successful candidate will be AAT Qualified, studying towards AAT qualification or have equivalent experience of working in accounts, as well as practical experience of Sage Line 200 and/or equivalent accounting software. A high degree of IT literacy is required and prior experience of payroll would be advantageous but is not essential.

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth,  free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For further particulars and an application form, please visit, email or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Monday 12 November 2018.  Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 15 November or Friday 16 November 2018.

In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the College will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy. Please see attached for a copy of our Data Protection Statement for further information about how we process your personal data.

Part Time (0.7 FTE)
£23,231.63 - £25,894.72 p.a. pro rata
25 hrs
01223 338794