Accounts Assistant (Maternity Cover)

  • Competitive
  • Ramsgate, Kent
  • St Lawrence College

We are looking to recruit an experienced Accounts Assistant in the busy Finance Department of The College. This role will be to provide maternity cover estimated to be for a four month period commencing 23 August 2021.

You will report to The College Accountant and be responsible for maintaining accurate purchase ledgers with correct allocation of nominal codes, processing supplier payments and placing orders for supplies. In addition the successful candidate will assist the Senior Finance Assistant with other accounting functions such as posting bank transactions onto the accounts system, posting journals for cross charges between departments, managing the petty cash system, replying to queries from parents and staff via email, telephone and in person.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years previous experience in running a purchase ledger within a busy office environment, can work independently and is a team player.

Working hours;

Monday – Friday 08:30 – 17:00 (with 1 hour unpaid for lunch)

What we offer:

A competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes employee assistance programme and use of school facilities such as the gym, sports centre, canteen for free lunch and parking.

Application Forms for this role are available on our website Please email your application form to the College HR Manager [email protected]

Closing Date: Friday 16 August 2021

St Lawrence is a successful HMC boarding and day school in Ramsgate, for pupils aged 3-18 and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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