Finance Assistant, Leeds

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lawnswood SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: Asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay Scale: A1-A3, SCP 1-4. Annual Salary £17,364 - £18,426. Actual salary pro rata £15,554 - £16,495.
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant, with previous financial and administrative experience. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and motivated, possessing excellent organisational, administrative and communicative skills. 

High levels of accuracy are essential, with the ability to cross check financial processes ensuring efficient and effective systems are in place. Under the direction of the Bursar, the successful candidate will be an integral member of the Finance team. Prioritising key tasks, processing financial information, completing administrative duties, working to financial year deadlines, updating financial records and assisting the Bursar in producing financial information.

Experience of working with FMS, SIMS, Excel and payment collection systems, such as ParentPay is desirable.

This is a varied role offering the successful individual the opportunity to develop their skillset and support the finance team at Lawnswood School. 

This role requires liaison with parents, students, colleagues and suppliers and so excellent communications skills are essential.  The role will also require the candidate to undertake general administrative duties and offer support in other departments as and when required.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further information, please download the job description and person specification and send your completed application with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) to: Mrs J Bell, Headteacher by email to our HR Administrator on or by post to Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG. 

Closing date:  Thursday 19 September 2019 at 9.00am

More about Lawnswood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ring Road, West Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5AG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 284 4020
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