Finance Assistant, Sherborne, Dorset

Closing date:

The Gryphon SchoolSherborne, Dorset

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,171 - £20,344 per annum, dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Finance Assistant

37 Hours per week: 52 week contract

Grade 6: Salary range: £19,171 and £20,344 per annum, dependent on experience

The Gryphon School, part of a growing multi-academy trust, is recruiting a motivated and enthusiastic individual to the post of Finance Assistant. This is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to develop a career in finance whilst receiving the support of an experienced team who manage the school’s budget and undertake a variety of day to day operations.

 Your main responsibilities will include providing operational support across all matters arising in the school, supporting and maintaining the school’s financial accounting systems to facilitate effective financial control. Undertaking general office, administrative and operational duties, as required.  

Successful candidates will possess or desire to work towards a recognised accountancy qualification and ideally have prior experience of working in a busy school environment. Proficiency and confidence in the use of Excel spreadsheets is essential and knowledge of the PS Financials accounting software would be advantageous. Ability to prioritise, plan and organise themselves to meet the fast-paced and changing business demands of the school is also essential.

For further information about the role, please contact Luke Earley, Finance and Operations Manager on 01935 810110.

A recruitment pack can be found on the school website:

Closing date for applications: Thursday 1st August 2019 at 9am

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 7th August 2019

The Sherborne Area Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

More about The Gryphon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4EQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 813122
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