Oasis Community Learning
Birmingham, West-Midlands
£19554 - £21166 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Trainee Systems Accountant
Birmingham, West Midlands

Do you have excellent MS Excel skills and an understanding of databases? Looking to transform your interest in computer science and financial systems into a rewarding career?

If so, this is an exciting opportunity to undertake excellent training and grow with a highly regarded employer that is dedicated to transforming lives.

About Us

Oasis Community Learning (OCL) is a ground-breaking global movement and group of charities and social enterprises working in 51 community hubs located in 11 countries across the world.

We create a new sense of neighbourhood in communities that had previously been forgotten by society and our community hubs enable people to come together and fulfil their potential.

We are also raising the educational bar through our academies. A family of 52 educational institutions serving over 28,000 students from a variety of backgrounds, our academies seek to close the educational gap that exists between disadvantaged students and their more privileged counterparts.

We are currently looking for a Trainee Systems Accountant to join our National Finance Team, based at Oasis Academy Woodview in Birmingham.

The Benefits

- Salary of £19,554 - £21,166 per annum
- Local government pension scheme
- Continuous professional development programme with training opportunities
- A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating working environment
- Make a positive, lasting difference within your community
- 25 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays

This is an amazing opportunity to embark on an engaging career with an organisation offering a steady and sustainable work/life balance that is highly sought after by those in the finance industry.

We will support you to progress within the organisation, significantly increase your skill set, undertake SQL training and work towards becoming an ACCA qualified accountant.

You will work as part of a passionate and hard-working team to develop financial systems and processes that will help to strengthen and shape the future of our academies and their communities.

So, if you are looking to learn, grow and realise your full potential within a supportive and motivating work environment, we’d love to hear from you.

The Role

As a Trainee Systems Accountant, you will learn how to develop OCL’s finance and procurement software systems and associated processes.

Some of your duties will include:

- Maintaining and supporting finance systems
- Helping to review and design system workflows
- Managing queries from end users and helping them to fully utilise systems
- Setting up new suppliers and customers on our finance systems
- Working with the Finance, Procurement and ICT Teams to plan, manage and support system upgrades and implementations

About You

To join us as a Trainee Systems Accountant, you will need:

- A high level of IT literacy, including advanced MS Excel skills
- A good understanding of databases, data uploads, extraction and interfaces with other systems
- At a minimum, GCSEs at grade A* - C (or equivalent) or demonstrable literacy and numeracy skills
- An analytical mindset and the ability to interpret and present data clearly
- Great written and verbal communication skills
- A highly organised approach and the ability to work on your own initiative

We would like to hear from you if you would like to become a Junior Systems Accountant or Systems Accountant Trainee.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in and, as such, you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

So, if you are looking to embark on an exciting career as a Trainee Systems Accountant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37 hours per week
Posted on: 30 March 2020
Closed date: 27 April 2020
Job ref: HKVZY0805/CC-HL
Tags: Finance