Finance Assistant: Order Processing, Medway

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The Thomas Aveling SchoolMedway

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Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,173 to £20,541
Contract term: Permanent

Finance Assistant: Order Processing  

At the FPTA Academies Trust, based in Medway 

Salary: NJC Scale Points 12-21 - £17,173 to £20,541 FTE  Permanent position  

The FPTA Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Medway, which presently consists of three secondary schools and two junior schools and is recruiting for a Finance Assistant. 

This is an important role within the Trust Central Finance Team and will undertake key responsibilities including order processing, input of invoice information into the Trust’s financial system PS Financials and dealing with supplier queries as well as undertaking other finance activities including bank and cash reconciliations.  

This is a permanent but flexible position and we will consider applications for part time (30 hours/week, term time plus 15 days in the holiday period) as well as those seeking full time employment (37 hours/week all-year round). Please specify on your application form whether you are seeking full time or term time employment. 

The position requires someone who is diligent and able to work in a demanding environment with a focus and accuracy of input that will support the provision and delivery of high quality information across the Trust Previous experience of working in a finance based position would be an advantage. 

 Ideally candidates should be able to evidence 

• A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel 

• experience working with purchase and sales ledger systems 

• experience in reconciling supplier statements  

Please visit  for a full job description and an application form. 

Closing Date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 17th September 2018 

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found 

 Letters of application, together with a completed application form (available on the FPTA website) giving full details of qualifications and experience to date should be sent to:  

Mr S Rayner, Finance Director, FPTA Academies Trust  Arethusa Road, Rochester, ME1 2UW       or emailed to  

Short-listed candidates only will be contacted for interview, which will take place w/c Monday 24th September 2018  

The FPTA Academies Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer – committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students – any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.

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More about The Thomas Aveling School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Arethusa Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2UW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 844809
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