Required from March/April 2018
Full Time 37 hours per week – all year round
Kent Scheme Salaries Range 8: £24,473-£28,047 per annum
We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to lead our team of committed office professionals. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate and liaise effectively to/with a variety of stakeholders, capacity for hard work and high expectations of self and others along with an ability to work under pressure and to balance potentially conflicting demands.
It is essential that the post holder has experience of budget setting and monitoring, accounting techniques and production of reports and strong ICT skills, including finance software and the ability to analyse accounts. A knowledge of FMS, BPS and Google Apps is desirable.
Summary of Job:
- Overall responsibility for the smooth running of the finance office and ensuring that the financial processes and procedures of the school comply with the requirements of meeting the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS).
- Line manage the finance office staff, including appraisal and the delegation of tasks to appropriate members of staff.
Applicants will show a commitment to support the ethos of the school and an ability to implement its policies, including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of over 1200 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 320. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development, generous holiday entitlement, as well as healthcare scheme.
“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)
Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website www.mggs.org Applicants should complete the KCC application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA. If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher via email: email@example.com
Applications welcomed immediately
Closing Date: noon on Monday, 19th February 2018
Interviews: Wednesday, 21st February 2018
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.