Finance Officer, Twickenham

Closing date:

St Richard Reynolds Catholic CollegeTwickenham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: NJC scale 5 / 6 Salary and working hours to be negotiated with the successful candidate
Contract term: Permanent

Part-time working will be considered

We seek to appoint an experienced and able Finance Officer for our primary and secondary schools in Twickenham. The Finance Officer will be part of a committed and enthusiastic team of support staff, providing exceptional support for learning and teaching at our College in order to provide a world class education for our pupils. 

The Finance Officer role reports to the Finance Manager. It will include providing support to one of our local Catholic primary schools. 

The position will involve, amongst other things:

1. Finance support

  • Purchase ledger
  • Processing invoices on our finance system, Corero
  • Preparing cheque and BACS payments
  • Sales Ledger
  • Preparation of invoices
  • Chasing payments
  • School Shop (on line payments system) Income
  • Reconciling school shop income
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Resolving issues, e.g. rejected transactions
  • Assistance with month-end process 
  • Preparation of month-end reconciliations
  • Posting journals
  • Posting income allocations
  • Posting Direct Debit payments
  • Preparation all reports required by the LA
  • Monitoring and review
  • Review and reporting of departmental spend against budget
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of petty cash fund
  • Perform purchasing card reconciliations and postings to Corero
  • Maintenance of school trip P&Ls

2. Governors’ Funds

  • Process all governor’s funds receipts
  • Produce up to date statistics to report to governor’s Finance Committee
  • Submitting gift aid forms 
  • Bank account reconciliations

3. Local primary school support

  • Invoice and payment processing
  • Month end reconciliations (bank, petty cash, school trips, etc.)
  • Processing all income and prepare invoices
  • Processing monthly salaries based on monthly reports and highlight variances if appropriate
  • Producing and submit all monthly requirements to the borough in a timely manner
  • Producing a monthly budget monitoring report with an executive summary and clear explanation of the variances
  • Producing a 3 years budget and input approved budget into the system to allow monthly reporting
  • Submitting all year end requirements to the borough in a timely manner

Ideally you will have financial qualifications (i.e. ACA, CIMA, AAT, book keeping), with experience in working in a school.

Closing date for applications: 16th March 2018

Interview date: Week commencing 19th March 2018

If you want to become part of our team and would like further information, please apply using the attached application form to providing the names of two referees and a supporting letter.

St Richard Reynolds Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

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More about St Richard Reynolds Catholic College
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Clifden Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8325 4630
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