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School Finance Officer

Job title: School Finance Officer
Industry: Secondary SEN Primary
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Reference: 0000152734_1641546381
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

School Finance Officer X2
Temp - Perm (for the right candidate)
Grade 3 £19,191 - £22,935 per annum
36.5 hours per week, Term time only plus 2 weeks holiday working

Aspire People are recruiting Finance Officers who will be required to support the Business Operations Manager in providing accurate and timely financial data in a format that will enable informed budget and performance monitoring information to assist in the decision-making for the Leadership Team; Governors; and Trustees. You need to have high quality organisational, ICT, numeracy, interpersonal and communication skills together with a basic knowledge of financial and purchasing processes. Whilst it would be advantageous to have knowledge of PS Financials, this is not essential since full training will be provided.

*Assist in the development and implementation of financial procedures of all financial transactions/activities within the Academy.
*Create purchase orders and sending order to suppliers; including being responsible for incoming goods and performing checks against orders received. Deal with all purchasing related queries.
*To oversee the management and reconciliation of petty cash; recording all transactions onto the financial system and when required, collecting and recording of money from pupils and parents.
*Process purchase invoices and posting onto the finance system.
*Process monthly sales invoices to other Academies and agencies; along with money collection and accurate recording onto the financial system.
*Chase outstanding debts.
*Support in the completion of the twice monthly BACS payments runs ie. Invoices and Expenses
*Preparation of the VAT returns on a monthly basis.
*Undertake the posting of all payments and receipts onto the finance system along with the reconciliation of the bank statements on a weekly basis.
*Manager the Student Bursary arrangements.
*Assist in monitoring all Academy budgets and accounts throughout the year, ensuring that all budget records are maintained and up to date.
*Assist in the preparation of regular management accounts for budget holders and aid the reporting on a monthly basis on the financial state of the Academy to the Senior Leadership Team by the Business Operations Manager.
*Assist in the organisation of Academy activities and events as required.
*Maintain the 'service level agreement' file and liaise with the Business Operations Manager to ensure "best value" is being achieved.
*Any other duties as directed by the Business Operations Manager and/or members of SLT.
*Individuals have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people he/she is responsible for or comes into contact with.
*To undertake appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management.
*To adhere to the ethos of the school:
To promote the agreed vision and aims of the school.
To set an example of personal integrity and professionalism.
Attendance at appropriate staff meetings and parents' evenings.

Please apply now and visit our website if you are interested in finding out more.

To be able to be considered for these amazing positions, applicants must either have a DBS that is on the update service or be willing to pay £47.50 for a new one

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.
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