Finance Assistant, Birmingham

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Hodge Hill CollegeBirmingham

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Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 2 ,Term Time only ranging from £14,868 - £17,000
Contract term: Permanent

Hodge Hill College is a dynamic and innovative comprehensive school set on a pleasant shared campus. We are forward looking and have the vision and capacity to become an outstanding, vibrant learning community.  

An opportunity has arisen for a new finance administrator to join our existing Finance Department. You will be working directly under the supervision of the Finance Manager and Strategic Site and Finance Director, to assist in the provision of a comprehensive financial support service to the school by undertaking a range of financial, administrative and clerical support functions.

We are looking for an exceptional, highly skilled and motivated Finance assistant who has high expectations and is passionate about team success.  You must be an outstanding office practitioner, organised and thorough, ensuring all the financial support functions of the schools needs are met in a timely, efficient and effective manner. We are looking for someone who takes pride in the quality of administrative services they will provide. It is important you are an excellent communicator with high levels of emotional intelligence and a strong commitment to working with the wider school team, parents, staff and the school community.

The successful candidate will:

Support the general administration of the school with particular responsibility finance and administration functions. 

Working  under the supervision of the Finance Manager  to ensure effective management of financial procedures 

Use financial management systems, including system FMS (SIMS) and IT effectively.

Be committed and part of the ‘school wide‘ team. 

Bring enthusiasm and energy to their role. 

Be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. 

Be a positive role model in the school. 

Be pro active

Be confident in tracking and analysing financial data

Understand the importance of deadlines 

Possess energy, tenacity and enthusiasm  

Reliability and the ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines are essential. 

Knowledge of Microsoft packages is essential.

For further information and an application form, please visit our website:  or alternatively email:,

Hodge Hill College, Bromford Road, Birmingham, B36 8HB Tel: 0121 783 7807

Closing date – 18th May 2018 Midday 

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

The successful candidate will be required to apply for Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure Caring Service, although a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining the position.  

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for the role.

Hodge Hill College is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Hodge Hill College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bromford Road, Hodge Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 8HB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 783 7807
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