This is a newly created position within the Finance department of this growing school.
Working closely with the Bursar to redesign, redesign, build and implementation of processes ranging from implementation PO system, fee & aged debt process review, expense control reporting and annual budget and rolling forecast analysis.
You will have experience of working in finance department and ideally process change and embedding within the department and wider organisation. You will have strong Excel skills specifically in design, build, and use and knowledge of finance systems (preferably Access FocalPoint, HCSS). Also a good understanding of finance department roles, processes as well as ability to use Excel (including build of spreadsheets to aid financial process & control).
This is an opportunity to use your strong finance and software skills to coach and upskill the current team members in the use of Excel, and Finance systems.
We are looking for a finance professional to start as soon as possible for a minimum of two months with the potential of turning into a permanent role.
There is some flexibility in hours and location of work (potentially a mixture of home/school based). In your application please note your preferred hours, location and days of working. For reference, a full time working pattern is Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30 with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break (37.5hours per week).
The Royal School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school from Nursery to Sixth Form and a member of United Learning group.
United Learning is a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.
Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.
As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.
United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please submit your applications as soon as possible. The school reserves the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.
The Royal School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 18 years
The Royal School
High Achievers. Confident Learners.
The Royal School is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 0 –18 and a member of United Learning.
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