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Finance Administrator

Sherfield SchoolHampshire

Sherfield School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school of approximately 470 pupils from 3 months to 18 years. Sherfield School is set in 75 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside close to Reading and Basingstoke. The School has a forward thinking educational vision, a growing Sixth Form, impressive GCSE and A Level results and an ambitious development programme.

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed Finance Administrator to join our hard working team in this beautiful Hampshire school.  The post-holder, under the guidance of the Bursar, will be responsible for providing financial and administrative support to the school by the accurate maintenance of locally maintained records using, Accounts IQ, Microsoft Excel, ISAMS, Parentmail, and other systems.

The successful applicant will join our team of talented, committed and diligent support staff, all of whom are aligned in their passion for ensuring that all pupils receive a high quality education and leave us as well-rounded children/young adults and with outstanding qualifications. This is a permanent post, working 40 hours per week, covering 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday. We offer a competitive salary and a fantastic working and learning environment. 

Benefits include:

• Free meals provided when the school kitchen is open.

• Contributory Pension Scheme.

• In-house training

• Up to 50% discount on school fees for 2 children attending Sherfield School, pro-rata’d if part time.

All candidates are required to complete an application form in full. Please note that applications must be made on the School’s application form and accompanied by a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.

If you would like an informal discussion with the Bursar, please contact Alison Adkins, Head’s PA via email: To apply, please send your letter and Sherfield application form electronically via e-mail to:

Please note:  early applications are encouraged and the school reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates immediately and may offer the position prior to the final closing date.

Final Closing Date for Applications:  midday, Wednesday 19th May 2021

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers.

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