Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking a Finance Officer to start with us in September 2018. (30 hours per week).
To provide accurate and efficient finance support as a member of our school’s Operations Team
To assist the School Business Leader to provide an outstanding level of performance in the financial functions of the school
To support the School Business Leader in the day-to-day operation of finance management, administrative and organisational processes
To ensure that deliveries are checked off on delivery notes when required, and goods received notice systems are used as required within PS Financials.
To generate purchase orders as required
To place orders using the PO system within PS Financials and using the school procurement card
Assist with the reconciliation of the school procurement card
To process invoices for payment
To assist with maintaining the schools accounts, budgets and funds
To maintain proper computer held accounts
To process orders, invoices and receipts through the relevant software systems (PS Financials)and in accordance with GLF procedures
To collect payments from students and staff for school trips, mufti days and departmental sales etc using Parent Pay
To prepare, proof-read and ensure consistency with the communications strategy / brand, all letters and communications being sent out by the school
To send out communications using ParentPay, email and SIMS In Touch
To ensure the school operates a ‘no cash’ policy - directing all payments via Parent Pay
To raise invoices for income owed to the school e.g. lettings
To deal with suppliers to resolve queries and deliveries
To assist in the preparation of end of year accounts ready for audit
To set up excel spreadsheets for monitoring accounts e.g. trips, printing costs etc.
To liaise with the GLF Central Finance Team
To be responsible for safeguarding and prioritising the welfare of children
To provide an efficient and helpful service to staff, students and parents
To ensure work is done quickly, efficiently and accurately
To be able to demonstrate discretion at all times as you are privy to sensitive information
School Business Leader
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.
We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.
Application Deadline: 24/05/2018
Interview Date: 04/06/2018