Finance Assistant, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:

The Aylesbury Vale AcademyBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,045 to £24,949 (full-time equivalent)
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title:       Finance Assistant 

Pay Range: Bucks Pay Range   4 Point 21 to 25 (£23,045 to £24,949) full time equivalent 

Hours per week: 37 hours per week 

Weeks per year: 39 weeks per year  

The Aylesbury Vale Academy are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to work in the Academy Finance Department.  This is an exciting time at the Aylesbury Vale Academy, an all-through Academy taking students from nursery right up to the 6th Form.  In our new state of the art buildings, the academy is now set on a course of significant growth in an area of the country which is itself seeing a period of significant development. The Finance Department plays a key role in supporting the Academy at this critical stage of development and the deployment of its strategic plan. Reporting to the Finance Director, the responsibilities of the Finance Assistant will encompass:

• The booking/invoicing and collection process for the Wrap Around Care provided by the Primary School

• The monthly VAT claim 

• Month end journals and reconciliations 

• Monthly payroll checks and journal postings 

• Managing the ParentPay payment system 

• Cash collection and banking from the catering till system. 

• Assisting with ad hoc reports and information for curriculum leaders and senior management 

Ideally the candidate will have experience of working in a school finance environment, have good organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and be a good team player.  They must be methodical and logical in their approach as well as proactive, adaptable and flexible in meeting the academy needs.  

Close date for applications:  24 November 2017  

Further details are provided in the job description and person specification with are available, along with an application form from Mrs E Perrin at or on 01296 428551.  Previous applicants need not apply.

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about The Aylesbury Vale Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Paradise Orchard, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0WS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1296 428551
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The Aylesbury Vale Academy is a co-educational, Church of England, all-through school in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The school comprises Berryfields CofE Primary School, a junior academy and a sixth form. There are around 1,095 pupils aged 3-18 on t...