This job expired on 21 June 2024

  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week - 52 week contract

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

For our busy Finance Department we are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate who will:

Assist in the provision of an excellent transactional finance service to internal and external stakeholders. The role is based in a busy finance department providing a crucial service to 17 Schools and will cover a wide variety of tasks in the areas of Income, purchasing and cash book.

To work alongside other staff within the Trust to ensure that budget and financial reporting procedures are followed, ensuring internal accountability.

Main Duties

  • Efficient processing of receipts and payments in the cash book
  • Proactive and intuitive management of the Finance administration email
  • Input purchase orders, check open purchase orders and on-hold items
  • Setting up new suppliers and process invoices
  • Actively communicating with suppliers ensuring that information is accurate and secure
  • Maintaining the accuracy of supplier details
  • Investigating purchase ledger queries
  • Preparation of sales invoices and chasing outstanding payments due
  • Monitor and review un-reconciled items on an ongoing basis
  • Undertake monthly bank and supplier statement reconciliations
  • Support the month-end and close down procedures, as required
  • Support with the preparation of year-end files
  • Support with all audits (Internal and external), providing relevant documentation where necessary
  • Support with the processing of journals
  • To respond to requests for information regarding the finance provision of the Trust
  • To undertake filing, photocopying, collation of information and general clerical work on behalf of the finance team
  • Assisting with ad hoc queries as required, commensurate with the level of the job

What the school offers its staff

Our value of equity ensures that we focus on ensuring every child and every member of staff have the opportunities for personal growth. We are committed to tackle inequalities and overcome disadvantage and to provide bespoke opportunities for professional learning for all.

We can offer the candidate:

  • An exciting and innovative development opportunity that will inspire and allow you to reach your full potential
  • An opportunity for flexible working hours and blended home working
  • Access to Trust Employee Assistance Programme

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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