This job expired on 31 January 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £32909 - £37,261

What skills and experience we're looking for

Finance Officer Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Preferably a degree - ideally in Accounting and Finance or a related discipline, or

A Finance qualification such ACCA or equivalent – fully qualified or working towards, or

Experience over time working in a Finance role


Successful financial experience within a school, or in a relevant field outside education

Admin experience including the management, development and operation of admin systems and procedures

Use of ICT including Excel, SIMS, FMS and other dedicated finance management information systems

Experience of administering budget and financial matters in a school or other organisation

Experience of data protection

Skills and Knowledge

Expert knowledge of financial management

Exceptional attention to detail

Excellent time management skills and the ability to process multiple tasks and meet deadlines

Ability to build effective working relationships with staff and other stakeholders

Personal Qualities

High standards of professionalism and confidentiality

Commitment to promoting the ethos and values of the school and getting the best outcomes for all pupils

Commitment to acting with integrity, honesty, loyalty and fairness to safeguard the assets, financial probity and reputation of the school

Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

Commitment to safeguarding and equality

Willing to undertake additional duties as and when required to ensure the successful operation of the school

What the school offers its staff

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Tatworth Primary School for a School Finance Officer to join our team. The successful candidate will have some experience of working in a School and the FMS system, to ensure that all systems and procedures are effectively administered in accordance with financial regulations and other agreed school policies.

Commitment to safeguarding

We take an active role in our local safeguarding network in line with the contextual safeguarding recommendations of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022.

We maintain a vigilant culture to build up a broad picture as possible of factors affecting our children both in and outside of school. We work closely with other professionals either directly, or signpost support, so that we can meet the needs of our children and their family (if necessary).

Our vigilant approach, together with working with other professionals, enables us to target support through identification of any local social conditions that may affect children’s welfare.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Tatworth Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
197 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01460 220565

Primary school

Arranging a visit to Tatworth Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@tatworthschool.co.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Somerset, Bath and Bristol