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Reaseheath College

Nantwich, Cheshire

£27,432 – £31,505 per annum (A33 – A38)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
19 November 2017

Job overview

We are looking for an accountant to join our Finance Department. The role offers the opportunity to develop and enhance existing skills, whilst assisting in delivery of the organisations mission and strategic objectives.

You must hold a professional accountancy qualification but the role would be suited to a newly qualified accountant who is looking to gain further experience in a supportive and diverse environment. Training on the College Finance system will be given but a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages is essential. 

Key areas of focus of the role are:

o Monthly Management Accounts Production

o Control and other key Accounts – reconciliation and management

o VAT - and the statutory requirements

o Statutory Reporting, Lead Schedules – ability to compile accurate and fully referenced schedules to support financial reporting

o Monitoring multidepartment organisation budgets

The successful candidate should show accuracy and attention to detail along with the ability to plan and prioritise work to meet deadlines. 

Reaseheath College is one of the UK’s leading specialist land-based colleges with over 3000 full-time students and 800+ residential students in Further Education, Higher Education and Apprentices. The College has an annual turnover of £31M, employs 700 staff and is in the midst of a £30M development of the site. 

The College offers a great range of benefits including: CARE pension scheme, child care voucher scheme, free car parking, cycle to work scheme, on site gym membership available, free access to library and use of IT software at home.

For further information and to apply, please visit:

Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday, 19th November 2017.
Interview date: Monday, 27th November 2017.

Please note this role constitutes ‘regulated activity’ as defined by the Protection of Freedom Act 2012. The successful applicant will, therefore, be required to undertake an enhanced DBS with barred list of information prior to starting employment.

About Reaseheath College

Reaseheath College has achieved unprecedented growth and success during recent years, with much of this being due to the contribution to our staff who live and breathe our College values.  We are firm believers that our staff team is our greatest asset and we are looking for anAssistant Director of Qualitywho can help us optimise the development of, and contribution of every member of that team.

About the College

Reaseheath College is recognised as one of the leading land-based Colleges in the country and has an excellent reputation for the quality of its Further and Higher Education.  It is recognised as a Beacon College, is a Sector Skills Academy Champion for Food and Drink, and has been awarded the Training and Quality Standard for its work with employers.

The College has a beautiful setting amongst 330 hectares of farms, parklands, lake, woodland and sports facilities, including its own golf course.  It has thriving and highly responsive partnerships with many leading employers and boasts academic achievement that places it in the top quartile of Colleges.

Serving around 7500 students in delivering further and higher education courses, the College has grown significantly over recent years and has further ambitious plans for growth and development to serve the local and national communities. 

Since incorporation in 1993 the College’s portfolio of further and higher education courses and services has grown rapidly.  Courses are offered up to Honours degree level, through our Associate College Status with both Harper Adams University College and the University of Chester.  Work-Based learning and Train to Gain opportunities are provided, and a policy of access and progression for all students is vigorously pursued.

We are very proud of our attractive environment, our wide range of courses and our reputation for responding positively and promptly to the needs of both individuals and those industries which we seek to serve.

We work in a professional and supportive environment aided by a dedicated workforce of around 500 colleagues.  We are passionate about learners, staff and customers and place them at the heart of all we do by supporting, developing, empowering, encouraging, respecting and valuing their contributions.  Our staff and students benefit from the “Reaseheath Experience”.


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