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  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

GR5 - SP32 – SP 40; £40,221 to £48,474

Finance Manager job summary

We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking and innovative Finance Manager to join Moseley School and Sixth Form and help shape the future of the school from within our finance department. Moseley is a fast-paced environment with the finance team being an integral part in providing clear budgetary planning and management to inform both short and long term planning and to strategically maximise income utilisation and manage the budget to optimise the impact on student progress.

Working Time: Normal working hours 36.5 hours per week. All year round.

Core Purpose:

  • To ensure that the financial management within the school complies fully with the requirements of the Department for Education, Birmingham City Council (BCC), as well as all other relevant statutory and audit requirements.
  • To maintain the school’s financial systems and ensure the provision of operational financial information to the Head Teacher, Business Support Manager, Leadership Team, Governing Body, and external bodies as required.
  • To support the Business Support Manager with the strategic and operational development of the school’s finance systems.
  • To ensure efficient and effective financial management of resources, in order to deliver the School’s Strategic Improvement Plan
  • To monitor, evaluate and continuously review the quality and effectiveness of financial operations within the school.

Responsibilities – Financial Management:

  • To ensure the effective and efficient running of the school’s allocated budgets as delegated by the Headteacher
  • To produce the monthly budget monitoring reports
  • To ensure significant variances are investigated and corrective action identified and reported to the Business Support Manager
  • To produce month end and year end accounts
  • To ensure that IR35 checks are undertaken in line with HMRC requirements
  • To produce monitoring reports and supporting documentation for the Governing Body
  • Attend Governing Body meetings to present financial information
  • To prepare and submit financial returns as and when required
  • To lead on the Schools Financial Value Standard
  • To produce draft budgets in consultation with the Headteacher and Business Support Manager
  • To oversee the administration of School Fund income and expenditure and to prepare the records for the year-end audit
  • To assist the Business Support Manager with maintaining and updating the school’s financial procedures and policies in line with BCC requirements
  • To an ensure audit trail exists for all financial operations & support financial audits undertaken
  • To oversee the Asset Management Register and ensuring it reflects a true and fair view of the School’s Assets
  • To post payroll journals on the finance system

Responsibilities – Line Management:

  • Overseeing the work of the Finance Officer and in the post holder’s absence provide cover for this role.
  • To be responsible for the line management including performance management and recruitment for this role.

Responsibilities – Operational Activities:

  • Responsible for processing the BACS payment file on at least a weekly basis, issuing payment remittances to suppliers
  • To ensure income is banked on a regular basis and that all transactions are entered onto the financial system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • To ensure all bank accounts are reconciled on a fortnightly basis
  • To support the Community Facilities Sports Manager with processing the financial transactions related to the Sports Centre
  • To oversee the processing of claims for payment and reimbursement
  • To oversee internal journals and process virements as appropriate.
  • To prepare and submit the monthly VAT returns in accordance with HMRC requirements.
  • To prepare the monthly cash flow forecasts and reconciliation of the balance sheet.
  • Update budget projections half termly
  • To oversee the annual filing/storage of year’s invoices as per audit requirements and arranging for the disposal of financial records in line with School policy
  • To assist the Business Support Manager with reviewing contracts and suppliers to ensure value for money.
  • To be the point of contact for all financial queries with external stakeholders and within the school and to resolve such matters, consulting with the Business Support Manager when appropriate to do so.
  • To oversee aged creditors and debtors, ensuring suppliers are paid within agreed terms and highlighting any outstanding income reporting to Business Support Manager on a monthly basis

Please see the enclosed Job Information pack for the full Job Description and Person Specification.

We welcome visitors to the school. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 18th July 2024

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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About Moseley School and Sixth Form

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1454 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The staff at Moseley School and Sixth Form are a passionate team of professionals. Our purpose is to inspire excellence in character and scholarship. The students and their families have bought into this vision. Together we form a friendly and dedicated community.

Moseley School and Sixth Form is a large comprehensive secondary school with a thriving sixth form. Moseley School first opened its doors in 1923. We value our long history whilst being excited about our future. There are 1300 students, 150 teaching and support staff, excellent facilities housed in a grade two listed building, a modern building which opened in 2012 and a recently completed sports complex and extensive grounds. Staff enjoy subsidised healthcare options and access to our on-site gym.

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