Finance Assistant, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust - DSATWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,426 - £19,945 /year
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a Finance Assistant who is highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic to work within the Central Finance Team to provide financial support to the growing number of primary schools within our Multi Academy Trust. The main purpose of the role will be to be responsible for the routine payment of supplier invoices on behalf of all our academies but will also include a number of other routine accounting tasks in support of the Assistant Accountant. 

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Central Services team, meeting new challenges and driving forward improvements to our welcoming, inclusive academy trust where everyone is valued. We have a strong team culture, where everybody is expected to reflect the Trust values of courage, kindness, love, perseverance and respect.

You will need to have:

4 GCSEs Grade C or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting or the desire to obtain further skills and training

Previous experience of working within a finance team

Previous experience of working in a financial capacity within a school environment would be advantageous

Previous experience of working with the Purchase Ledger

You will also need to:

Be friendly with good interpersonal skills

Have a positive, professional attitude and an excellent telephone manner

Have good organisational skills

Be able to prioritise work to meet deadlines

Have the ability to work on your own initiative

Be passionate about the continual improvement and development of internal financial procedures

For an informal discussion contact our Finance Director, Dan Parker on 01722 746954. To apply and for further information about the role, please download an application pack via the link on our website

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,426.00 to £19,945.00 /year

More about Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust - DSAT
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: Diocesan Education Centre, The Avenue, Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2 0FG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1722 746948
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