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  • Start date details

    August 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 - £25,545.00 Annually (FTE) Salary to be pro-rated to part-time hours

Finance Assistant job summary


Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Finance Assistant will assist in the provision of the finance function to internal and external customers of the Trust. The role is based in the Central Finance Team and will cover a wide variety of areas in Finance such as income, supplier payments, budgeting and accounting. This is a key role in the Finance Team and will help to support the trusts’ goal of delivering excellent centralised support services.

Core purpose:

The completion of administrative / financial duties within the Central Finance Team; to ensure that the financial processes of BDMAT run smoothly and in line with the Trust’s policies and legislation, whilst delivering excellent service to the schools and all employees.

Specific responsibilities

Finance administration duties

To support the Finance Team in acting as a point of contact for both internal and external customers of the Trust.

To be the first point of contact for all communication via the finance Zendesk

To monitor Zendesk tickets ensuring that KPI’s are met

Input and coding of purchase orders

Check open purchase orders/on hold items

Inputting the Trusts accounts payable invoices

Dealing with supplier and school queries around invoicing and ordering

Processing payments to our approved list of suppliers

Creating sales invoices

Chase outstanding payment due

Efficient use of systems including Access Dimensions, HOGE Finance Portal, IMP Software, Outlook, Excel and Word.

Assist the Head of Finance and School Finance Partners with preparation of school financial information.

To maintain a confidential (manual and electronic) filing systems to ensure that accurate up to date information is available for the central finance team.

To respond to basic requests for information relating to finance.

To undertake filing, photocopying, collation of information and general clerical work on behalf of the central finance team.

To undertake standard word-processing, presentation work, spreadsheet work and database input as required.

Promote good financial practice across the Trust

Training / Professional Development

To be responsible for your own professional development and career progression with support of the Head of Finance.

Take part in regular performance review meetings and act on feedback given.


Support the overall Christian ethos of the Trust

Be a part of the BDMAT Central Team

Provide admin support to the central team as required

Be familiar and comply with all relevant health and safety, operational, personnel, safeguarding, data protection GDPR and financial regulations, policies and procedures.

Ensure equality of opportunity is afforded to all persons both internal and external to the Trust, actively seeking to eliminate any direct or indirect discriminatory practices/behaviour.

Commitment to own continuous professional development.

Operate as directed within any setting across and beyond the BDMAT, mindful of the post-holder’s life-work balance.

Willingness to work flexibly, sometimes outside of normal core hours, in response to service demands.

Maintain the confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties.

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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