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Finance Officer

Penryn CollegePenryn

We are looking for an experienced Finance Officer to work closely with the College’s Finance Manager to be responsible for providing the school with the day to day running of all aspects of the financial functions of the College using SIMS, the FMS package and other systems as appropriate.

Duties will include supporting the Finance Manager to prepare school budgets, producing school statistical information, payments, reconciling the bank, income and day to day management of the Finance Office.

It is essential that you are IT literate with Excel and Word, have excellent communication and time management skills, be highly organised and accurate and enjoy working with people at all levels.  Working with School’s financial and information systems would be advantageous.

The hours are 37 per week working 8.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.  This role is for 52 weeks per year and is not term time only.

The school offers 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising by one day a year up to a maximum of 28 days holiday after five years, a Local Government Pension Scheme and access to the on-site gym and sports facilities outside of school times.

About the College

Penryn College is a lively thriving college with an excellent reputation who cater for boys and girls aged between 11 and 16 years with a current number on roll of  over 1150 and we pride ourselves on offering the very best for our students.

Our modern school building, has a great range of resources, including an information rich environment, state of the art sporting facilities including a 6 badminton court size sports hall, the latest generation astro turf pitch, our own climbing wall and iPad’s for all students and staff.

Our College buildings and 10 acres of grounds are used extensively by the community for sporting activities, performances and fund raising activities. Our unique relationship with surrounding primary schools - known as the "Penryn Partnership" - helps primary children to settle in to the college whilst adjusting to their new environment. 

How to apply

Further details and an application pack can be found on the school website at   

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In accordance with our policies we are unable to process applications through CV, only applications made on a fully completed Penryn College application form will be considered.

Closing date: Monday 27th September @ 9am

Interview: W/c 4th October 

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