Finance Assistant, Corsham

Closing date:

The Corsham SchoolCorsham

Date posted:
Start date: 7th January 2019 or soon thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Point 17-19 £18,672 - £19,446 (pro rata) Actual Salary per annum: £16,244 - £16,918
Contract term: Permanent

37 hours per week, term time only + 1 additional week (40 working weeks pa) 

The Corsham School Academy Group is seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to assist the Academy Finance Manager in delivering comprehensive financial procedures for The Corsham School.

As part of a team, the Academy Finance Assistant will be responsible for the processing of purchase and sales invoices, and delivery of financial support.

We are looking for a candidate:

  • With financial experience within a school or similar environment;
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills to co-ordinate with others;
  • Who is able to relate well to children and adults.

Knowledge of Excel, HCSS Education Finance or FMS is essential. The appointee will report directly to the Academy Finance Manager.

Visits to the school by appointment are warmly welcomed.
 Please contact Mrs Macey-Brown at the school to arrange. Tel: 01249 713284.

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and Cycle to Work Scheme , together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets and Holidays.

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small multi academy trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and a short drive from the M4.

The Corsham School is a member of the Leading Edge Partnership and is Transforming in three aspects of the SSAT’s Foundation for Exceptional Education, we have: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department and wider school community;
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities.

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post. Please download and complete the Application Form from our website by clicking on the Apply button below, and return to the school via email to:

Closing date: 11am, Friday 14th December 2018 

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 19th December 2018

The Corsham School Academy Group is committed to safeguarding children and young people.

This appointment is subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the school proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of your professional qualifications.

On acceptance of a job offer a pre-employment health check will be completed. The appointment is conditional on all of the above being satisfactory.

Job location

More about The Corsham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Tynings, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 713284
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