Job reference: 001223
Salary: £23,500 pro rata
Closing date: 20/02/2024
Department: Finance
Centre/School: Stafford House Study Holidays
Employment type: Fixed Term
Job start date: 30/03/2024
Closing date: 20/02/2024

Job Description

A keen eye for detail, great customer focus and a flair for numbers. That’s what we’re looking for in our new Student Finance Assistant.

This is a great opportunity if you have an interest in or have a little experience within a finance department and are looking to grow your finance/accounting experience.

It’s a full-time, school office-based contract position to start in March, and to continue for 6 months. The role is office-based, set within our English Language school, just 5 minutes’ walk from the centre of Canterbury.

What’s the role?

Stafford House Study Holidays welcome large groups of international students each summer to stay, learn and have fun at our 7 centres across the UK.

Based in the Finance Department in Canterbury, you’ll produce and log invoices for our students, liaising with our reservations team to raise and manage invoicing and reconciliations.

You'll work with our summer school teams to ensure each of our centre's petty cash and credit card transactions are kept up to date and reconciled each week and hold weekly check ins with our Centre Directors.

What’s in it for you?
  • A great opportunity to grow or expand your basic but competent finance related skills.

  • 6 month Full-time contract

  • Fully supportive team offering training

  • Working Monday to Friday (8.30am-5.00pm)

  • On site parking

  • Lunch at our free canteen during work hours

What you’ll need to make a success of the role:
  • A keen eye for detail and have friendly and confident communication skills

  • Experience of raising and managing invoices and reconciliations is highly desirable

  • Confident to learn our in-house accounting system, facilitating the raising of invoices

  • Be available until the end of August 2024

More Information:

Who are we? For more than 70 years we have been providing high quality English Language and activity courses for young learners. We offer 6 fantastic study locations within the UK with a wide range of courses to choose from including English Language and activities, creative Art & Design, sports, and academic preparation courses.
Stafford House International is part of CATS Global Schools (CGS), a leading education group committed to inspiring the next generation of world shapers

OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARDING: CATS Global Schools (Stafford House) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect everyone connected with the organisation to share this commitment. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment pre-employment checks in line with KCSIE guidelines. All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a criminal declaration form prior to interview and be subject to online checks which may include social media checks in addition to an enhanced DBS check (DBS process paid for by CATS Global Schools), references and if applicable, an overseas police check.

OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY: We are committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Building on our core values - Pioneering, Persevering, People - we pledge to deliver a series of events, guest speakers and focus groups to ensure we offer respect and understanding to all communities
AND FINALLY: What are you waiting for? We look forward to hearing from you. Good luck!

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