Finance and Administration Assistant, Shirebrook, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

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Shirebrook AcademyShirebrook, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,547-£18,012
Contract term: Permanent

Post Title Finance & Administration Assistant 

Place of Employment

Shirebrook Academy* Aston Community Education Trust Hours of Work

37 hours per week, term time only (including 5 INSET days) Salary

Band E points 18 – 21 (£18,870 - £20,541) Pro-rata salary £16,547 - £18,012 (plus an additional 1 week of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with a Local Authority) Appointment


An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and skilled administrator, who will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, contributing to all aspects of efficient and effective finance and administration service.  The post-holder will primarily focus on finance and will also contribute to HR and the wider administration team, including reception.  The successful candidate will undertake day to day finance tasks, such as using electronic systems for recording and retrieving information, including providing and inputting accurate and timely information to support day to day and end of year finance procedures.  S/he will contribute towards the effective collection and recording of all monies, and will assist in efficient purchasing, ordering, receipt and processing of invoices for materials, goods and services.   S/he will support day to day HR activities such as recruitment, absence management, data management, minute taking and general HR administration.  As part of the wider support staff team in the academy, the post-holder will also contribute to the wider administrative provision, including student services and reception duties.  The post-holder may also contribute to the wider administrative provision within the trust.  

The successful candidate will:  

• Have experience of working in finance administration or a similar role 

• Be able to work independently and with initiative 

• Have a pragmatic approach 

• Have good communication skills 

• Be energetic, well-motivated and flexible 

• Have a professional manner and plenty of common sense 

• Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent  

*You will be based at Shirebrook Academy but the role may involve working at other academies within the trust.  

For further information and to apply, please visit, or contact Belinda Norman if you have any difficulties The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 23 July 2018.     

Provisional Date/s for Interview - Thursday 26 July 2018 / Friday 27 July 2018 

We undertake to make any ‘reasonable adjustments’ to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful, you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level.  Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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More about Shirebrook Academy
Address: Common Lane, Shirebrook, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG20 8QF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1623 742722