Finance Assistant

WQE and Regent College GroupLeicester


Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE. 

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road. 

In this context, we are looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join our small Finance team dealing with day to day finance duties and the administration for the team.  The successful applicant will ideally have experience of working within a finance environment, the ability to work in a friendly and professional manner and strong planning, organisational and communication skills.   This post will be based at our University Road Campus, although there may be some occasions where the successful candidate will work from the Regent Road Campus.

This is a permanent, full time, term time post, working 37 hours per week during term time (39 weeks) to commence as soon as possible.  The salary will be on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 7-10.  The actual pro-rata starting salary for this post is £17,297 per annum.  A defined benefit pension scheme is also offered as part of the remuneration package for this appointment.  

We offer an exceptional package of benefits to our staff, which for this post includes: 

• A permanent, full time, term time position working 37 hours per week, commencing asap.  

• A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 7-10 which ranges from £19,927 to £22,034 per annum (pro-rata).  The actual starting salary is £17,297.

• Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range 

• A defined benefit pension scheme 

• Staff well-being programme

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Annual flu vaccination

• Continual Professional Development

• Free on-site parking

• Eyecare voucher scheme

We also make every effort to support our new colleagues in making the best of the professional opportunities offered by this post. 


If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV.   Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Please return all completed applications via e-mail only to

Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on Wednesday 26th May 2021   Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.

Interviews for successful candidates will be held on Wednesday 9th June 2021 and are currently planned to be onsite.   Full details will be emailed to shortlisted candidates.

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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