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Deborah Seed

Curriculum Leader, Accounting and Financial Services

Uppermill, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Higher Education
  1. Oldham College,
  2. The Oldham College
  1. AAT,
  2. Nord Anglia Education PLC,
  3. Explore Worldwide
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Oldham College

Oldham College

Curriculum Leader, Accounting and Financial Services

– Present

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Throughout my career I have been interested in engaging with and implementing new technologies and I now look forward to being involved in the exciting challenges of integrating new and emerging technologies in teaching and learning.


Curriculum Leader, Accounting and Financial Services

Oldham College
– Present (1 year 7 months)Oldham

Managing the provision of accounting and financial services courses at Oldham College.

Course Tutor

The Oldham College
– Present (6 years 3 months)Department of Professional and Financial Services

Courses: AAT Accounting Levels 1 to 4; payroll (manual & computerised); Sage computerised accounts; BTEC business units
Notebook software training for Smartboard, for educators.


(4 years)

Subject matter expert developing elearning materials

Senior Payroll Administrator

Nord Anglia Education PLC
(1 year)

Managing and operation of payroll system for over 500 temporary staff employed on a variety of work patterns. Also responsible for re-defining procedures and systems to improve efficiency of function.

Tour Guide

Explore Worldwide
(1 year)

Managing small group tours for an adventure holiday company in Greece & Egypt and operating centre based touring holidays in the UK.

Office Manager

B Rourke Ltd
(6 years)

Managing accounts and administration function of SME manufacturing company:
Preparation of accounts to month and year end using Sage computerised accounts; journals, calculating and entering prepayments & accruals; checking balance sheet accounts and trial balance statements at month/year end. Daily cash sheet monitoring & weekly bank reconciliation; maintaining pettycash; staff expenses.Balancing and submitting VAT returns;Instratat information.

Recruiting, training and managing accounts department staff. Operating weekly payroll; checking clockcards for weekly employees and inputting into Sage Payroll.

Producing sales analysis for the company by implementing cost centres. Implementing systems to improve efficiency of accounts/administration function.

IT/Office Manager

Prisma plc/aka The Catering Centre
(14 years)

Managing IT, telecommunications, accounting and admin functions.

Implementation, maintenance and development of IT and tele-communications network. End user training of MS office suite and Sage Line 100. Ad-hoc problem solving for users. Using Microsoft Access I developed a database system for the sales team to produce their own sales quotations and costings.
Report writing by converting Sage data into spreadsheets using pivot tables to produce management information for sales analysis.

The IT role developed from that of accounts manager and I remained directly involved with the recruitment, training and management of administration and accounting staff, with the Management Accountant reporting directly to me. Also in the team were 2 purchase ledger clerks, 1 sales ledger clerk and a receptionist.

The company attained Investor in People accreditation in 1998 and I was actively involved in setting up training and development procedures for all staff and held appraisals and meetings within the accounts/administration department.


  • E-learning
  • Staff Development
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Writing
  • Instructional Design
  • Microsoft Office
  • Curriculum Development
  • Curriculum Design
  • Educational Technology
  • Excel
  • E-Learning
  • System Administration
  • Management
  • Recruiting
  • Team Leadership
  • Higher Education
  • Training
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Coaching
  • Editing
  • Accounting
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The Oldham College

  • Using Elearning
  • Legislation and Discrimination


Certificate in Education + QTLS status

University of Huddersfield, License AC024194

Level 2 Certificate in Numeracy


Level 2 Certificate in Adult Literacy


A1 Assessing Candidates using a range of methods


MSc Multimedia and Elearning

Huddersfield University - ongoing

Level 4 Diploma in Accounting

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

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