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Student Finance Admin Officer

Deadline for applications:4 June 2018

Bellerbys Brighton is a co-educational international college which specialises in providing a high quality British Education for predominantly international students from over 60 different countries around the world and preparing them for university. Our highly motivated students benefit from our state of the art facilities and small class sizes within a unique and vibrant educational environment. We offer a wide variety of courses including English Language Preparation, IELTS, GCSEs, A levels as well as our own Foundation programme, which is a pre-university course accredited by Lancaster University. Bellerbys College is owned by Study Group, a global educational organisation which prepares students for life in a global society and success in the world economy. 

We are seeking to appoint a full time Student Finance Admin Officer to provide administrative support to the Finance and Visa team.

This person will be responsible for:

  • Deliver a friendly, efficient and professional customer service to students, agents and parents.
  • Carry out routine financial tasks, complete spreadsheets and maintain up to date financial information.
  • Update the Study Global financial by completing booking adjustments to reflect payments, in- centre book sales, exam payments, credit deposits.
  • Assist with fee collection Head of Finance and Operations and credit control; contact students and parents so that outstanding debt can be collected; maintain up to date spreadsheets to reflect income and level of debt.
  • Negotiate repayment plans
  • Maintain contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment
  • Resolve queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
  • Post and allocate daily receipts to accounting systems
  • Provide accounts information to internal departments
  • Prepare and issue enrolment letters, invoices, instalment reminders, and statements to students, parents and agents.
  • Take payments from students; print statements, check deposit request forms at end of term and action payment.
  • Keep Study Global financial system up to date; make changes to reflect bookings, payments, in- centre book sales, exam payments, credit deposits and arrange / record refunds by cash or cheque.
  • Arrange and record refunds by cash or cheque.
  • Build and maintain close links with all customers, to ensure smooth running of accounts and encouraging timely recovery of payments.
  • Assist the Head of Finance and Operations with financial and general admin projects as required, and carry out any other reasonable duties required by senior management
  • The successful applicant must have the following personal qualities:
  • Excellent communication oral, written, numerical, articulation skills
  • Good IT skills – Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to a demanding schedule and delivery deadlines.
  • A can do attitude

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Work experience or qualification in the fields of Customer services; Finance; Education
  • A-Level English & Mathematics or equivalent

The deadline for applications is Monday 4 June 2018.

If you would like to apply for this role, please email Ellen Watts ewatts@studygroup.com for an application form and further details.

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and the appointment will be subject to both the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. 

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.