Audit and Compliance Officer

The Role

You will be working as part of the Audit and Compliance Department, carrying out internal audit checks on documentation and reporting any non-compliant actions to the Audit and Compliance Manager. The role holder will also process accurate and timely data daily for all learners, in time for monthly submissions to the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

There will be occasions for interaction with other internal stakeholders to drive continuous improvement that mitigates any financial Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and other funding stream clawback. ESFA Funding Rules and other external guidance documents will form the foundation of audit checks and data entry.

The successful candidate will have data entry experience, an understand of the training sector and the importance of adhering to funding rules.

The role will involve:

  • Conduct audit and compliance checks for all onboarded learners to ensure ESFA compliancy
  • Complete compliance checks for change of employer requests, additional learning support, achievers, withdrawals and other areas of post on-boarding
  • Carry out compliance checks for quality of delivery; progress reviews, off-the-job training and other aspects of quality
  • Keep up to date with ESFA funding rules for all funding streams of Apprenticeships, Skills Bootcamps and Advanced Learner Loans.


You’ll be joining a leading national training provider at an exciting time of growth and expansion, working in a fun and supportive environment in an organisation with a strong focus on people and culture.

Expect regular catch-ups and socials with your team, surprises in the post and company-wide social events- we’re a friendly bunch.

The benefits

By joining The Childcare Company and Impact Futures, you'll gain access to a variety of workplace benefits, which align closely to our LIFE values. You'll be entitled to benefits such as birthday holidays, flexible working, away days and much more. Click below to read more!

About you

You will:

  • Experience of undertaking compliance checks
  • Data entry experience
  • Experience of working with Aptem as the core MIS (or similar, e.g. Maytas, PICS)
  • Microsoft Office user, with Excel skills
  • Understanding of ESFA/other funding rules, and how they apply to the role
We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

About us

The Childcare Company and Impact Futures are some of the UK’s largest independently owned training providers, delivering apprenticeships and vocational qualifications across a broad range of sectors, and working with organisations across England to upskill staff.

In our daily mission to deliver outstanding learning and development to our national network of learners, and we’re on the lookout for passionate delivery staff to join our innovative teams and support us on our extraordinary growth mission in 2022.

By joining our team, you’ll become part of our LIFE Culture:


We stand by our employees and trust in your knowledge and experience to help us grow and evolve.


We don’t sit quiet if something isn’t working, and we don’t want you to either, operating an open door policy across the organisation to encourage innovation.


Work without fun, is no fun! We’re focussed on making our operational success a fun journey to be a part of. After all, we spend a significant amount of time at work, why would anybody want to make it drab?


You join our team as an expert, not just an employee. We know it takes an army of experts to deliver high quality, national training, and are invested in your development and growth.

Working with Impact Futures

Apply now and make your impact

To apply for this vacancy, complete the form below. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about this role, please contact our Recruitment team, by calling 01753 596 004 or by email.

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