Finance/Visa Admin Officer, Brighton

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Bellerbys College - BrightonBrighton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Bellerbys Brighton is a co-educational international college which specialises in providing a high quality British Education for predominantly international students from over 60 different countries around the world and preparing them for university. Our highly motivated students benefit from our state of the art facilities and small class sizes within a unique and vibrant educational environment. We offer a wide variety of courses including English Language Preparation, IELTS, GCSEs, A Levels as well as our own Foundation programme, which is a pre-university course accredited by Lancaster University. 

Bellerbys College is owned by Study Group, a global educational organisation which prepares students for life in a global society and success in the world economy. 

We are seeking to appoint a full time Finance/Visa Admin Officer (six month fixed term) to provide administrative support to the Finance and Visa team.

This person will be responsible for:

  • Deliver a friendly, efficient and professional customer service to students, agents and parents.
  • Carry out routine financial tasks, complete spreadsheets and maintain up to date financial information.
  • Assist Finance Manager with fee collection and credit control; contact students and parents so that outstanding debt can be collected; maintain up to date spreadsheets to reflect income and level of debt.
  • Take payments from students; print statements, check deposit request forms at end of term and action payment.
  • Prepare and send out enrolment letters, invoices, instalment reminders and statements to students, parents and agents.
  • Keep Study Global financial system up to date; make changes to reflect bookings, payments, in-centre book sales, exam payments, credit deposits and arrange/record refunds by cash or cheque.
  • Answer general financial queries from students, parents or agents.
  • Assist Finance Manager with financial and general admin projects as required.
  • Assist with visa extensions, chase students whose visas/passport are due to expire and book UKVI appointments for students. 
  • Upload and check new intake's visas.
  • Liaise with academic programme/IAC staff RE: UK visas/course changes/accommodation; assisting post-arrival admissions, arrange centre transfers between other Studygroup centres and Brighton.
  • CAS issuing and visa advice for progressing student within Bellerbys only; contact point for students, agents, and parents regarding accounts or visa matters via email, telephone, or face-to-face.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties required by senior management.

The successful applicant must have the following personal qualities:

  • Excellent communication oral, written, numerical, articulation and communication skills
  • Good IT skills – Microsoft Office Suite( e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to a demanding schedule and delivery deadlines.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Work experience or qualification in the fields of Customer services; Finance; Education
  • A Level English & Mathematics

Certified at enhanced DBS level (check undertaken prior to employment)

Closing date: Monday 23rd April 2018.

If you would like to apply for this role, please email Dawn Calway for an application form and further details.

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and the appointment will be subject to both the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. 

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More about Bellerbys College - Brighton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 19 years
Address: 1 Billinton Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 339300
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