Technical and Capital Accountant – Student Loans Company


Technical and Capital Accountant (Job No. IRC19642)
Salary:  £30,195 – £36,715
Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week


The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a non-profit, government-owned, organisation set up in 1989 to provide loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Technical and Capital Accountant to join our Financial Accounting Department on an 18 month fixed term basis.

As a member of the Finance Team you will help deliver the SLC Mission with a focus on the key business objective of Managing Public Money.

Our back office support is vital to creating the value needed to support the continuous improvement required to achieve the implementation of a Digital, Customer Focused, Centre of Excellence and we can all contribute to this.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide support to the Senior Technical Accountant ensuring the systems of financial discipline, integrity and control are maintained to the highest professional standards expected of a major financial service organisation.
  • Develop and maintain SLC’s asset register, to ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, and work with the business, in particular the SLC change programme, to advise and support the capitalisation process.
  • Support the statutory requirements of SLC ensuring timely accurate returns to various stakeholders.

To review the full job description please refer to vacancy IRC19642 at:

Employee benefits include a generous holiday allowance, generous pension scheme, life assurance, childcare vouchers, a travel season-ticket loan, flexi-time and options to buy and sell annual leave.

Your application will be assessed after the closing date at which point we will contact you.

Closing Date: 27/03/2017

All successful candidates are required to undergo a security vetting process which includes a credit check. Offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance, health clearance and satisfactory references prior to confirmation of appointment.

Failure to obtain the required clearances may result in the withdrawal of any offer or the immediate termination of contract.

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