Finance Officer, Wandsworth, London

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Bolingbroke AcademyWandsworth, London

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Start date: February or March 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Staff Pay Scale (Inner London), Band 7, Points 23 - 30: £24,988 - £30,597 per annum.
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Finance Officer to join our successful Academy  

Bolingbroke Academy, a secondary school for 11-18 year olds, welcomed its first Year 7 pupils in September 2012, with another 120 pupils joining every year until the school is fully subscribed in 2018.  Bolingbroke Academy provides a first class learning environment based on outstanding teaching, great relationships and excellent facilities. Our staff are pivotal to our success and as part of the Bolingbroke and wider Ark schools team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and develop your career through our professional development programme.  

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our successful Academy and to join our dedicated team of staff.  We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Finance Officer with a strong administrative and financial background (ideally within the educational sphere) to assist with the day-to-day financial management of the Academy. 

The ideal candidate will: 

• have experience of purchase ledger and accounts receivable procedures, as well as computerised financial systems; 

• have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; 

• have the ability to skilfully manage and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders; 

• be hardworking and conscientious with an attention to detail; 

• be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations.    

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:  

• join a network of Ark schools and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits, including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision.   

Please apply at and submit your application no later than 11am on Thursday 25th January 2018.  

For further information please contact the recruitment team on or 020 7924 8200.    

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, therefore early application is advised. Strong candidates may be invited to interview prior to closing date.  

Deadline: 11am on Thursday 25th January 2018 

Location: Wandsworth, London 

Start date:    February or March 2018 

Salary:        Ark Support Staff Pay Scale (Inner London), Band 7, Points 23 - 30: £24,988 - £30,597 per annum.  The starting salary for this position is expected to be Point 23, with advancement to point 30 via incremental progression.  

Hours:       Full time (40 hours per week) term time, plus 2 weeks  

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Bolingbroke Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, SW11 6BF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7924 8200
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Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

Bolingbroke Academy was founded after a campaign for a non-selective local school by Battersea parents and ...