Finance and Payroll Officer, Darwen

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Aldridge EducationDarwen
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 5 pt 22-25
Contract term: Permanent

Finance and Payroll Officer—Salary: Scale 5 point 22 – 25 (Full Year Contract) 

We are seeking a permanent Finance and Payroll Officer to be responsible for payroll administration service for the North West cluster of schools in close liaison with the payroll service provider. The successful applicant would report to the Cluster Finance and Resources Manager. The four schools in the cluster are located in the town of Darwen and include a primary school, a studio school, an 11-18 school and an 11-16 school. The preferred start date is 1st February 2018, or as soon as possible after that date. 

Aldridge Education is a charitable trust whose non-selective, entrepreneurial community schools and colleges help young people to reach their potential. We work in different regions across England where often the opportunities and prospects are most lim-ited, and where the introduction of our entrepreneurial approach to education can have more benefit. To find out more about our academies, support and resources please visit 

The purpose of the role is local responsibility for payroll and: 

To provide a customer-focused and effective finance service that facilitates accurate, timely and efficient financial processing that meets the needs of the schools’ operations. 

To ensure that the Trust’s financial processes adhere to financial regulations, the Academies Financial Handbook and any other requirements specified by the Director of Finance and Resources. 

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To apply, please send application form, along with a covering letter to: 


Aldridge Education Darwen Aldridge Community Academy Sudell Road Darwen BB3 3HD Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 19th January 2018 with interviews taking place the following week. 

Aldridge Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

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