Finance Administrator – 1 Year Fixed Term Contract, Essex

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Basildon AcademiesEssex

Date posted:
Start date: 03/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We currently have a vacancy for an Administrator based within our Finance Department.

This is a fixed term contract until the 31st August 2020

35 hours per week, term time only plus 2 weeks non term time. (41 weeks).

Hours will be 08.30am- 4.00pm Mon – Friday  

Band 3 Approx. £10.06 per hour (FTE £19,363 per annum) Actual annual salary £16,407

This is a varied role and will suit someone who has good all-round administration experience ideally from within a Finance department environment.  

A typical day within this role might include:  

•Dealing with face to face queries relating to monetary matters such as issuing petty cash, receiving monies from students and parents for Academy equipment
•Ordering Academy materials

•Opening and distributing post, matching to finance paperwork for processing where applicable

•Receiving approved purchase orders and processing them through the Finance System as well as placing order directly with our suppliers

•Being responsible for recording and checking deliveries and matching to orders prior to receiving invoice

•Checking invoices received for accuracy, matching to correct purchasing documentation and processing through the Finance System

•Chasing outstanding paperwork and obtaining authorisation from budget holders for all invoices received

•Being responsible for Academy Lettings, taking bookings, raising invoices and ensuring payments received in accordance with academy terms

•General administration such as filing, photocopying shredding, etc.


The successful candidate will:

•Have previous administration experience

•Be computer literate (MS Office)

•Be a team player with a positive approach and a flexible “can do” attitude

•Be able to prioritise their workload

•Be calm when faced with difficult situations

•Have excellent communication skills both written and orally (face to face and telephone)

•Be professional and have the ability to maintain complete confidentiality.

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to CRB and health checks. 



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Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: c/o The Basildon Upper Academy, Wickford Avenue, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex, SS13 3HL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1268 552 536
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