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Purchase Ledger Controller (Maternity Cover)

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Clifton College is a leading independent day and boarding school educating over 1,200 pupils aged 3 months to 19. Founded in 1862, the College provides an exceptional all-round education that successfully combines a rich heritage with modern state-of-the-art facilities. Located in one of the most beautiful suburbs of the vibrant city of Bristol, Clifton College continues to lead the way as one of the best independent schools in the country. The College aims to produce children of varied but definite character by combining fantastic academic results with first-class sport, diverse co-curricular activities and an outstanding environment. Clifton College offers day, flexi and full boarding and is a proudly inclusive and supportive community, with over 40 nationalities represented in its diverse student body. Our busy and vibrant finance team are looking for maternity cover for their Purchase Ledge Controller. You will be responsible for the effective and efficient running of the purchase ledger function and all related outflows from the business. The Purchase Ledger Controller looks after a purchase ledger with a turnover of approx. £10m per year and is the primary point of contact for all cash outflows. They will also be responsible for ad hoc BACS payments, processing expense claims, credit card receipts and reconciliations, identification of rechargeable costs for pupils and maintenance of direct debits. The purchase ledger function is part of the wider Finance team of 10 staff, who work in a collaborative way to problem solve, ensuring they provide the best service to the parents and wider school staff. The ideal applicant will have extensive experience in running a successful purchase ledger. Have excellent excel skills and have great attention to detail. They will be able to prioritise and problem solve and take responsibility for their own work. This is a full time (37.5 hours per week), maternity cover position and the rate of pay is £24,000-£26,000 per annum. To apply for this role, please complete the application form found on this page and return it by email via the button below. We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the community we are part of. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups. Clifton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers 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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