Finance Assistant, Tamworth

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Kingsbury SchoolTamworth
Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade E - pro rata £8,015 to £8,605
Contract term: Temporary

  

Temporary Part-time Finance Assistant

20 hours per week, some flexibility with hours & days worked but must include a Thursday. 

Term time only plus Teacher Training Days.

Grade E - £17,391 to £18,672 pa pro rata to weeks and hours worked – range is £8,015 to £8,605. Required as soon as possible until 30th June 2019.

We are seeking to appoint a temporary finance assistant to work in our busy and supportive team. Due to some temporary staffing changes within the school an opportunity has become available for a finance assistant to join us on a temporary basis until the end of June 2019.  

This is a wonderful opportunity to gain some really valuable experience in a forward thinking school and to put your strong IT skills to the test! The role will involve working closely with our finance officer as well other members of the support staff team and finance staff, across the Trust, in a very professional and friendly environment.

As part of the finance team you would need to meet weekly, monthly and annual deadlines and support budget holders by providing advice and information on our suppliers and the complete order process (after training of course!). The school currently uses the PS Financials system to record all financial transaction; orders, invoices, deliveries, payment, debt, bank reconciliation. Part of the Finance Assistant role is to ensure that data on PS is up to date and accurate. 

You will need to be confident in the use of IT applications and the ability to create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets is essential. Flexibility will be key as will a meticulous, organised, analytical approach, together with the ability to provide excellent customer service and to work accurately with attention to detail.

Previous experience of working in an academic environment would be an advantage but this post could be equally suited to an experienced finance assistant who has worked in a different sector.

Kingsbury is an oversubscribed and popular school with specialist status, located close to the M42 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire. We are pleased to offer:

• The opportunity to work as part of an experienced, supportive, friendly and hardworking staff team who are united in their drive to achieve the very best outcomes for every student

• A comprehensive induction programme.

• A range of benefits which include membership of the local government pension scheme cycle to work, free parking, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing programme

• Through the Trust’s people strategy, access to CPD and developmental opportunities 

Kingsbury has a great deal to be proud of with great facilities and a desire to continuously improve. If you would like to discuss this post further or arrange a school visit, please contact Helen Jones, Senior Administration Lead/PA to the Headteacher and SLT at jones.h3@welearn365.com. Visits to the school prior to application are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed.

Application forms available from the school website www.kingsburyschool.co.uk or from HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk. Application forms are to be returned to HumanResources@caludoncastle.co.uk

Closing date: 9am on Friday 14 December 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 19 December 2018

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Address: Tamworth Road, Kingsbury, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1827 872 316