Finance and Administration Officer

North Oxfordshire Academy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 0UD

This job expired on 15 May 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

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£20,000 - £23,000 per annum

Finance and Administration Officer job summary

The role

37.5 hours per week – 52 weeks a year. Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm. Flexible working available for the right candidate, please contact us to discuss.

We are seeking to recruit a Finance and Admin officer to work within our Finance Department at North Oxfordshire Academy. Reporting to the Business Manager, you will adhere to the rigorous financial controls that are in place to deliver the expected performance within the timetable deadlines.

Within this varied role you will take ownership of the following tasks;

Purchase ledger control.
Sales invoicing and credit control.
Bank account reconciliation.
Petty cash floats and credit card reconciliation.
Support around month end close routines

Although experience within an educational setting would be advantageous, it is not essential as full training and support will be given. This role will give you a well-rounded introduction to the Finance function and provide the opportunity to develop both analytical and professional skills that will be of benefit to you in your future career.

About You

You will need to enjoy working as part of a team and be adaptable and flexible in your outlook. You must have excellent ICT skills and a keen eye for attention to detail. You will need a passion for figures, be able to work to structured processes and working to deadlines. Candidates need to be capable of dealing with the challenges of a role of this nature. You will need to be comfortable building internal and external relations and help drive effectiveness and efficiencies within the department, wherever possible.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Remuneration packages and perks

At United Learning we are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued and appreciated. Because we are a group, we can reward you better than any school could alone, and this includes your employee benefits. We have a number of core benefits which include competitive rates of pay when compared to the maintained sector; access to a contributory pension scheme relevant to your role; enhanced parental leave policies to support parents and carers and tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

We’ve partnered with Perkbox to offer every United Learning employee over 250 exclusive benefits, all through an easy-to-access platform and app. featuring a range of perks including free access to online wellness and workout classes, a free monthly coffee and film download and money off your weekly shop, high street purchases and meals out.

We are working hard to become a more diverse organisation – which is key to our commitment to bringing out the best in everyone. We welcome applications from everyone committed to this ethos and would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole. We always appoint on merit. We are open to discussing flexible working options.

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About North Oxfordshire Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1012 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, NQTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Alison Merrills, Principal

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