Finance Officer, Middlesbrough

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Academies Enterprise TrustMiddlesbrough

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,000
Contract term: Fixed Term

We have committed to ensure that all of our Academies have access to a high quality, consistent HR, Finance and Operations services. Our transformation of Business Support Services commenced in September 2018.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the new Finance team. 

In this broad role, you will be responsible for undertaking essential financial duties to support our academies across the Middlesbrough area, you will be a key member of the Finance team and will report into the Finance and Operations Manager. You will have experience of using accounting software packages and financial operations. You will have great organisational skills and attention to detail, be highly motivated and able to work independently and as part of the team. We are looking for someone who cares about getting things right first time, wants to provide excellent customer outcomes and execution of tasks against deadlines. This is fantastic opportunity to develop your finance skills in one of the largest Education Trusts in the country.

Experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be based in the Middlesbrough area.    

Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) are a national network of over 60 primary, special and secondary academies. We are passionately committed to inspiring children and young people. AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

If you have enthusiasm and determination to deliver a first class Finance service, then we would like to hear from you.

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and development in your role
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite
  • Free car parking

This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2019 and is required to start as soon as possible. 

Closing date: Friday 22 March 2019

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details. 

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More about Academies Enterprise Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 3rd Floor, 183 Eversholt Street, Kings Cross, London, NW1 1BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 947 5700
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