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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 6 Level 1-4 (£24,298 - £26,800 per annum) reduced pro rata

Actual salary

Actual salary £21,774.75 to £24,016.92 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

South Bank Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a Payroll and Finance Assistant to join our small but busy Central Services Team.

Working closely with the CFO and Finance Officer, as well as the School Business Managers, the successful candidate will provide a smooth and efficient payroll and finance service. You will have responsibility for coordinating the payroll administrative processes, ensuring the accurate provision of monthly payroll data submissions, as well as associated pensions administration for both the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and the Local Government Pension Scheme.

You will have excellent attention to detail and the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy. Finance and/or payroll processing experience is essential, along with excellent communication and ICT skills, with the ability to use a range of computer packages, including financial and payroll systems.

The successful candidate will be working in a supportive and welcoming environment, with dedicated and passionate professionals every day. The Trust is on an exciting journey, and we are looking for candidates who share our vision and values.

Visits to Trust schools and informal discussions are warmly welcomed and encouraged by prior arrangement. Please contact Michael Gidley, CFO, via z.pickard@southbanktrust.co.uk to arrange a visit or an informal conversation, to discuss the role in more detail.

Further details about the Trust, its ethos and culture and the role are available on the Trust’s website: www.southbanktrust.co.uk

The deadline for applications is midnight on 22 March 2023, with the interview process expected to take place on Wednesday 29 March 2023.

The application pack (containing further details about the role) and application form are available to download from the Trust website: www.southbanktrust.co.uk/careers/

To apply for this vacancy, please submit completed forms electronically to recruitment@southbanktrust.co.uk, for the attention of Michael Gidley.

What the school offers its staff

The Trust also offers a range of staff benefits, including enrolment in the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme, 24/7 access to an employee assistance programme and a range of family friendly policies.

Further details about the role

South Bank Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at midnight either on the advertised closing date, or at the point the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Commitment to safeguarding

South Bank Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.
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