Finance and Payroll Officer, Croydon

Closing date:

Cirrus Primary Academy TrustCroydon

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,115 to £26,805 (pro rata) Term Time Plus Three Weeks
Contract term: Permanent

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust

Base: Kingsley Primary Academy, Croydon.

Title: Finance and Payroll Officer

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: £23,115 to £26,805 FTE 

Contract: Term time plus three weeks

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Finance and Payroll Officer within its central function to be responsible for the operation of the Central Services accounts, ensuring accounting records are accurate and year end processes are completed. The role takes operational responsibility for running the payroll and ensuring that monthly and annual payments and returns are completed, including pension returns, in a timely and accurate manner. To maintain absence, sickness and holiday records for all Trust staff.  

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills and a methodical approach to finance administration. They should have a sense of pride and eagerness to achieve high quality work, able to work well in a busy environment and excellent attention to detail. They will also need excellent communication and interpersonal skills to operate in a complex environment with competing interests.

The Finance and Payroll Officer will liaise regularly with the CEO, Trust level staff and work alongside the Director of Finance on a day-to-day basis

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is a growing multi-academy Trust in Sutton/Croydon, the core purpose of the Trust is to develop the very best organisations to ensure that children do exceptionally well and are prepared for the future.

Closing Date: 18th April 2018

Interviews: w/c 23rd April 2018

Please contact Dan Smith at for more information about this role and return all applications to

Cirrus Primary Academy Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 09642581 Registered office address: Avenue Primary Academy, Avenue Road, Sutton SM2 6JE. 

Every employee is personally responsible for being vigilant and carrying out their responsibilities under our Safeguarding, Child Protection and Health and Safety Policies. Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding our children. This post is subject to enhanced checks carried out by the DBS.

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More about Cirrus Primary Academy Trust
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: C/o Avenue Primary Academy, Avenue Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6JE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8642 5138
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