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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 December 2021 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 November 2021

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Full-time equivalent salary

£20,493 to £21,748

Finance & Administration Assistant job summary

Following the promotion of one of the current postholders, Ad Astra Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a new Finance & Administration Assistant to join our innovative and forward thinking organisation. The successful candidate will work with the Finance Manager and Chief Operating Officer to provide the full range of financial and administrative support to the central team and academies within the Academy Trust. This role will include undertaking a range of financial procedures such as processing orders and invoices, making payments to suppliers, handling financial queries and payroll checking. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of general office administrative tasks including taking and producing minutes of meetings for the Trust as well as its schools. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 12 months experience working in a finance environment, with good organisational skills and ability to work to tight deadlines and be able to meet the criteria as set out in the Person Specification. The position will be based at the Trust head office located at the Innovation Centre, Queens Meadow in Hartlepool. There may also be an opportunity to have a hybrid working arrangement. The successful candidate will: Join a Trust with a highly supportive, warm, friendly and respectful ethos, and the drive and ambition to ensure that all employees and children achieve their full potential. Be given opportunities to further develop their skills through a variety of professional development available through working for Ad Astra Academy Trust.
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About Ad Astra Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01429 874552

Ad Astra Academy Trust is based in the North East of England. Ad Astra Academy Trust encompasses a number of eclectic primary schools across the Tees Valley. Ad Astra is proud to have trustees and members who not only have the right combination of skills and experience to govern the Trust effectively but who also have a moral purpose to make a difference to the lives of children that attend schools within Ad Astra and beyond. In considering the current political and educational landscape they have also ensured that a strong and robust strategic plan underpins future development and growth.

Ad Astra is a Latin phrase which means ‘to the stars.’ This name was chosen as it encompasses all that the Trust believes; any child or adult working within Ad Astra can be whatever they want to be with our support and direction.

Arranging a visit to Ad Astra Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Sue.Lister@adastraacademytrust.com.

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