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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Budget

  • With use of an online payment system (currently PS Financials), process purchase order requests.
  • Generation of purchase orders, either electronically or in hard copy.
  • Process invoices, including coding, distribution to budget holders and collation ready for payment.
  • Process staff claim forms under the direction of the School Business Manager.


  • In liaison with the Director of Boarding and Boarding Administrator, and with use of an online accounting system (currently QuickBooks), ensure all income and expenditure is recorded accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure income is received on time. Send reminders to late payers, and collect any debts in accordance with Financial Regulations under the instruction of the Business Manager.
  • Provide a weekly debtor summary to the Director of Boarding and Business Manager.


  • Handle enquiries from students, staff, parents and suppliers by telephone, email, letter, and in person.
  • Liaise with members of staff responsible for trips, visits and events, and ensure parents are able to pay for items online (via ParentPay).
  • Record all cash income in the day book, ensuring it is banked promptly and details entered into the accounting system.
  • Cover Reception as part of a rota, and answer telephones as required
    • Administer online payments system (currently ParentPay).

    Plus any other duties that would reasonably be expected of the post holder.

What the school offers its staff

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join our successful, professional and dedicated finance team. This position will involve supporting the Business Manager in all aspects of the school finances and in particular the financial reporting of the school’s state boarding house.

Applicants should have good communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with students and adults.

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About The Thomas Adams School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1255 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

11-18 school part of the 318 Education Trust

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Adams School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email belinda.howells@tas.318education.co.uk.

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