Senior Finance Officer, London NW9 9JR

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Kingsbury High SchoolLondon NW9 9JR

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale SO2 – Annual Salary £30,943
Contract term: Permanent


Salary:       NJC Scale SO2 – Annual Salary £30,943

Category: Non-teaching

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday 25 February 2019

Contract:       Permanent,  Full Time – 36 hours per week

Hours: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm (Monday/Tuesday)                                                                           8.30 am – 4.00 pm (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday)

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos.

As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas.  Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students.  

We are looking to appoint a confident, organised, and committed individual to join our finance team to assist with all areas of the finance function including accounting, reporting, budgeting, financial analysis, month-end and year-end processes together with the payroll reconciliation for all staff.

Duties will include working closely with the Finance Manager ensuring that the school’s financial controls and procedures are compliant, reports are accurate and that budgets are not overspent.  Other duties will include overseeing all financial transactions, invoices, Parent pay and bank reconciliations.

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and accounting software packages, experience of working with SIMS and in the education sector is desirable.

What do I need?

• 5 GCSEs grade B or above including English and Maths

• Experience equivalent to Association of Accounting Technician or working towards

• Administrative experience including the management, development and operation of administrative systems and procedures

• Ability to work in collaboration with staff, students, parents and other agencies

• Experience of working in a busy and demanding environment

The appointee will be required to complete a six-month period of probation.

To apply:    Please email  for an application pack

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and the appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical and an enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

Kingsbury High is a converter Academy committed to national terms and conditions for teaching staff, local NJC terms for support staff and, as an Equal Opportunities employer, welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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More about Kingsbury High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Princes Avenue, Kingsbury, London, NW9 9JR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 206 3000
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The origins of our current school go back to 1925 when the Kingsbury County School, with 71 pupils, was established in a building which had been the main office in Colindale of the former Aircraft Manufacturing Company. 

In 1932, by now with 420...