Accounts Officer

Date Posted: Monday 04 March 2024

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 15/03/2024

For an April2024 start, Cheltenham College seeks to appoint an Accounts Officer. Reporting to the Finance Manager and working closely with the Accounts Supervisor and wider College Finance Team, this role plays a crucial part in the timely processing of internal financial processes and controls.

Due to the amount of data that requires processing, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential. Applicants should be confident in their communications at all levels, including colleagues, parents, pupils and our external suppliers and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be confident and self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised in a busy environment.  An accounts qualification such as AAT or working towards / part-qualified CIMA/ACCA/IFA would be highly desirable (but not essential).

A full list of duties can be found in the job description link below.

This is a full-time, full-year position working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch.

Salary: (Grade D) dependent on experience and qualifications, the salary range is expected to be between £27,066 – £28,119 per annum


  • An extensive buffet lunch is included during term time
  • Free membership for the College gym and pool, plus heavily discounted membership for family/partners
  • Inclusion in College’s executive pension scheme after probation
  • Discounts at many local retailers/eateries

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form with covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is Friday 15th March 2024. Interviews are planned to take place shortly after.