Payroll & Accounts Assistant



Job Type

Full Time


Accountancy / Finance, Administration, Education



Our client, a Cambridge College, wishes to appoint a Payroll and Accounts Assistant to work in their College Bursary.

Payroll and Accounts Assistant
Salary: £27,928 per annum (subject to a Cost of Living Review in August 2022)
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week (exclusive of meal breaks). Requests for flexible/part-time working may be considered.
Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 months’ probation.

This post represents a great opportunity to gain experience of work across a range of financial functions carried out in the Bursary, most importantly: Payroll. The successful candidate can expect a varied portfolio of responsibilities, which is expected to evolve over time.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have very good numeracy skills and fluency in English. Competency in MS Excel and Word is important. A willingness to undertake formal training (funded by the College) in payroll administration is also a pre-requisite for candidates having limited or no experience in this area.
There is the opportunity for salary progression through performance-based increments, and all salaries will be subject to a Cost of Living review on 1st August 2022. In addition, the College offers excellent benefits including a generous occupational pension scheme and a free meal on duty. Staff are also entitled to free use of the College gym and on-site parking.
This College is home to students of all backgrounds from the UK and across the world. They are proud of their diversity. They are keen to receive applications from people who may be under-represented in their community.

Closing Date: Sunday 5 June 2022*
Interview: expected to be held week commencing 6 June 2022

*The right is reserved the right to call particularly strong candidates for interview before the closing date for applications.

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