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ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT APPRENTICE (Full time)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the finance team at Middlesbrough Football Club. They are currently seeking to recruit an accounts assistant apprentice at the Riverside Stadium for a fixed term contract of 13 months.  This will be a full time role, working 35 hours per week, which will include off site training as part of the apprenticeship qualification.

The role will involve:

  • Accurate postings of cash book transactions
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly management information
  • Responsible for the maintenance and processing of the retail department cash book including monthly reconciliations
  • Checking and preparing online bank payments including monthly employee expenses
  • Updating and reconciling the company fixed asset register
  • Preparing and processing sales invoices (sales ledger)
  • Processing purchase invoices (purchase ledger)
  • Ad hoc duties as requested by the financial controller

The ideal candidate should: 

  • Have a good standard of education, with a minimum grade 4 in maths and English and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Be a well-organised individual with the ability to work well to tight deadlines.
  • Be friendly, professional, flexible and hardworking.
  • Have attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Previous knowledge of accounting systems would be preferable.
  • Previous experience within an office environment would be advantageous.
  • Have high levels of confidentiality

The hourly rate will be the national minimum wage rate set by the government for apprentices.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, apply via Northern Skills group using the link below:

https://www.northernskills.co.uk/learners/apprenticeship-job-vacancies/detail/accounts-assistant-apprentice

CLOSING DATE: 18 October 2019

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

MFC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.   

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

 

TRAINEESHIPS CO-ORDINATOR

(Full time, Temporary until August 2020)

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities and raise aspirations of disadvantaged young people and adults, to maximise their potential to achieve.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to coordinate MFC Foundation’s employability programmes; MFC Foundation Traineeships and Building Better Opportunities.

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about supporting and developing young people and adults who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) to support them in moving closer to the jobs market, or progress into further education, employment or training.

This exciting role, based at MFCF’s Herlingshaw Centre, South Bank, involves coordinating the delivery of a high-quality education programme aimed at developing participant’s functional skills in literacy, numeracy and employability.

A key part of the role will be networking with local employers and partners to recruit participants onto the programme along with identifying valuable work placement and progression opportunities. The successful candidate will manage a team of three staff and work with partner organisations including The English Football League Trust, Job Centre Plus and a range of training organisations to ensure programme targets are achieved and budgets are met.

Candidates should:

  • Have relevant experience in a similar role, with proven experience in project management, specifically working with and supporting young people and adults
  • Have knowledge of delivering accredited education programmes and quality assurance, together with a good level of understanding of social inclusion and the issues facing young people from disadvantaged communities.
  • Possess a dynamic personality, excellent organisation, IT and communication skills and with the ability to work with key stakeholders to achieve successful relationships.
  • Preferably have a background in teaching, sport and project management
  • Be flexible, since evening and weekend working will be required as part of the role. Travel to a variety of locations will also be necessary.
  • Be respectful and committed to promoting diversity and equal opportunities

This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check (formerly CRB) and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

To request an application form and job description and salary details, please email recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk.

Closing date for applications:  October 21 2019

MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. MFCF is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

 

TRAINEESHIPS TUTOR

(Full time, Temporary until August 2020)

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities and raise aspirations of disadvantaged young people and adults, to maximise their potential to achieve.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of MFC Foundation’s employability team working on our EFL Traineeships Programmes.

MFC Foundation delivers various employability programmes to young people and adults looking to move closer to the jobs market, or progress into further education, employment or training.  We are looking for a tutor to deliver MFC Foundation’s traineeships programme, delivering functional skills training in Literacy/Numeracy and identifying suitable work placements for our participants.  This exciting role, based primarily at the Herlingshaw Centre in South Bank, also involves delivering an established education programme that develops the participant’s skills and knowledge in key areas such as Employability, Life Skills and Communication. The successful candidate will work closely with the employability team to ensure all participants progress towards set targets and support the achievement of team KPIs.

The Candidate should

  • Have relevant experience in a similar role, ideally in planning and delivering educational programmes and with an understanding of Ofsted standards
  • Have a strong knowledge of functional skills
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines and targets
  • Have the ability to build strong and positive relationships with stakeholders and participants
  • Preferably have a background in teaching, sport and project work, with a teaching or sports coaching qualification
  • Be flexible since working evenings and weekends may be necessary, as well as working at a variety of locations
  • Be respectful and committed to promoting diversity and equal opportunities

This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check (formerly CRB) and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

To request an application form and job description and salary details, please email recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk.

Closing date for applications:  25 October 2019

 MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. MFCF is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

 

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

(12 Month Contract, 20 hours per week) Tues – Fri 9.00-14.00

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities and raise aspirations of disadvantaged young people and adults, to maximise their potential to achieve.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a growing and passionate team based within a professional football club charity. The successful candidate will contribute to the administration activities of MFC Foundation as directed by the finance and administration manager.

Main Duties:

  • Assisting with all aspects of mail, both internal and external
  • Answering incoming calls and directing them to the appropriate personnel
  • Responding to general correspondence (ie. tour bookings, employment applications, email enquiries etc)
  • Database updates (Views System)
  • Booking Transport – taxis, minibus etc
  • Other administration duties as requested

Skills And Personal Qualities:

  • NVQ Level 2 in business administration with keyboard/IT skills, or equivalent
  • English & mathematics GSCE Grade C, or equivalent
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Experience of Microsoft Office – Excel/Word
  • Well-organised individual with the ability to work well to tight deadlines
  • Friendly, professional, flexible and a hard-working attitude/persona
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a willingness to work as an individual
  • This role can give access to privileged information at all levels, therefore the successful candidate must be able to work with a high level of confidentiality

For further information on the role, or to request an application form, please email recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk. Please attach a covering letter with your application form stating briefly why you think you would be the ideal candidate and what you could bring to the role.

Closing date for applications: 29th October 2019

MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. MFCF is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.