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Job Opportunity at Brooklands College: Project Finance Officer/Graduate Project Officer

28th June 2022

Position: Project Finance Officer/Graduate Project Officer (Finance)

Salary: £26,000 – £32,000 FTE (assessed on knowledge and experience)

Hours: 2837 hours per week. Full time or Part Time applications can be considered. Flexibility on hours and days worked available

Contract Type: 18 months fixed term

Location: The post holder will be required to work from the Weybridge campus and hybrid working can be agreed.

Closing date: 22nd July 2022

Interview date:  TBC

Brooklands College is an ambitious Further Education College at the heart of its local community and our new strategy is at the centre of this.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Finance Officer/Graduate Project Officer (Finance) to join Brooklands College’s small Finance Team in an exciting, interesting and varied role. We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active person to work with a wide range of colleagues to provide to support the College with its capital and other projects as well its new Accounting systems.

The successful candidate will have experience in financial accounting and have advanced Excel skills as well as a good understanding of accounting for projects, budgeting and costing. This role would suit somebody who is qualified by experience or recently graduated.

The person will support the financial monitoring for the College capital and other projects and will also support the effective implementation of the finance system as well as providing financial support for projects across the College.

This role offers the right candidate a real opportunity to grow and develop in an exciting new role, supporting the College to successfully implement its capital projects and be able to have a real impact on the sustainability of the College.

At Brooklands College we have a vibrant, sociable working environment with a real sense of working at the heart of the local community. We offer a generous benefits package, including: –

What’s in it for you:

  • Pension (TPS or LGPS)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Staff well-being and fitness resources
  • CPD courses and training to enhance your skills and provide strong career progression
  • Financial benefits and discounts
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Health cash plan
    • Hair and Beauty
  • Brooks Café open daily, serving hot and cold food
  • Employee recognition schemes: – Celebration Day and Brooklands Value Awards
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible working

Brooklands College is dedicated to being a place of work where people with diverse cultures and backgrounds are welcome. We believe that having equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and learners embody the essence of what Brooklands College is about.

The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Agencies need not apply.

About Us

We are a Further Education College that serves the community of Surrey. We have three campuses that are closely located to the town centres of Weybridge and Ashford, with very good local transport links and train links to London.

 

Approximately 2,000 learners choose to study with us each year, either to start or enhance their career pathway or broaden their skills and knowledge for their own professional development.

 

With an Ofsted rating of Good (2019), this is an excellent place to study.

 

Brooklands College’s values underpin the mission and aims of the College and shape the culture and behaviours that will support aspiration and achievement.

 

The College values are:

 

Respect and Compassion

Integrity

Innovation

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

 

 

These values were developed by College employees to support the whole College community in our drive for excellence.

 

Brooklands College and the Brooklands Estate has a rich and fascinating history.  This is particularly relating to the Locke King family, which through its pioneering contribution to British motor racing and aviation made the name and the reputation of Brooklands famous throughout the world.

Brooklands College reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.