Finance and Administrative Assistant, Darlington

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Longfield Academy of SportDarlington
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade J - £17,772 to £18,746 per annum
Contract term: Permanent


This post will play an important role in supporting the Finance and business functions of the school and Trust. Based within the Finance Team you will be responsible for processing supplier payments, undertaking banking and providing financial and administrative support to educational visits and trips. In addition, you will support the Payroll Manager with processing and producing the monthly payroll for all Trust staff. The successful candidate will also provide administrative support to key processes across the school including ParentMail.

To succeed in this role you will have a Level 2 qualification in Finance, Payroll, Business Administration or equivalent, supported by good numeracy and literacy skills. You must have worked in a payroll/finance role or environment for at least a year where you will have gained experience of financial systems and procedures. Knowledge of data protection and confidentiality requirements, excellent ICT skills and a high level of personal effectiveness are also essential.

To discuss the post or arrange a visit please contact Mr A. Collishaw, Finance Director on (01325) 380815.

Information for Applicants, including the job description and person specification for this role and an Application Form, can be downloaded from Alternatively, please contact the HR Team, Longfield Academy Trust, Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT, telephone (01325) 348112 or e-mail

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday, 13th October, 2017
Interview date: Friday, 20th October, 2017

Longfield Academy Trust and its partner schools are passionate about safeguarding the welfare of pupils and maximising their life chances. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

Longfield Road
Darlington DL3 0HT
Tel: (01325) 380815

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