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Find all current vacancies at Ofqual and how to apply.

Want to know more about working at Ofqual? Rebecca Hadley talks about the work we do and the opportunity for you to contribute.

Current vacancies

Support Officer Accounts


  • Salary range of £22,000 to £25,500, grade EO
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Based in Coventry
  • Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 28 October 2016

Ofqual is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all parts of the community.

How to apply

About Us

Ofqual regulates qualifications, exams and assessments in England. We’re here to secure the standards of qualifications, to promote confidence in them and to ensure that the system works well – that standards are maintained. We’ve a big job to do in a complex and changing sector. It’s a challenging and exciting time.

About you

We are currently looking for a Support Officer to join our small but busy finance team. This role is predominately accounts payable in nature, which involves processing and paying invoices, including matching them with purchase orders and processing staff expense claims. You'll also support the Procurement Manager with producing various reports and assist the wider finance team where necessary.

As Support Officer you'll have responsibility for responding to queries from staff at all levels of the organisation along with external suppliers.

You should possess excellent communication skills, as interaction with both internal and external stakeholders is required. 

You must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, have a keen eye for detail, be proactive and able to work to deadlines. Being organised and able to manage your own workload effectively is essential, in order to quickly and accurately respond to queries.

Previous purchase ledger experience is desirable but not essential.

If this sounds like you why not check out our website for more details on how to apply and view the full job description.

What we offer

Salary range of £22,000 to £25,500

All positions are full time, 36 hours per week and benefits include a government pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, development opportunities, employee well-being programmes and other benefits.

What next?

To apply for this post please complete the online application linked above. If you have any issues please email

If you decide to apply we will confirm receipt of your application.

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

The law is continually under review by the Home Office and UK Border Agency so please check you meet the requirements before you apply.

Civil Service nationality rules

Civil Service nationality rules determine who Ofqual can open posts to.

You are eligible to apply if you are a:

  • UK national
  • Commonwealth citizen,
  • national of the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Swiss or Turkish national (subject to certain restrictions).

Certain family members of EEA, Swiss and Turkish nationals who are not themselves EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals, are also eligible.

If you would like any more information please contact us.