Dean Trust Rose Bridge is seeking to appoint:
Senior Finance Officer/ Accountant
Grade 7, commencing from SCP 29 – 31 (£26,470– £28,221)
37 hours per week, Monday – Friday,
Full Time Position
Holiday entitlement dependent on length of service
Post starts: as soon as possible
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Finance Officer/ Accountant to join our dedicated school team.
Effective from 1st February 2019, Rose Bridge Academy became part of The Dean Trust (Dean Trust Rose Bridge), which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement. The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.
The role of the Senior Finance Officer/Accountant is to lead the provision of financial support for Dean Trust Rose Bridge, ensuring the delivery of high quality finance reports and information. In a stand-alone role, you will also be responsible for all aspects of financial processing within the school, including purchase order processing, accounts payable and receivable, student monies and banking.
Providing a first class service to teaching and support staff across the school and dealing directly with pupils, you will be a confident team player, with excellent communication skills, always prepared to “go the extra mile” to ensure the smooth running of the school and an efficient and effective finance function.
What are we looking for?
An individual that is educated to A Level standard (or equivalent qualification)
GCSE Maths and English at Grades A* - C or equivalent
Qualified AAT Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Accounting or above
A minimum of 3 years’ experience of working within finance and accounting within the last 5 years
Significant experience of management accounting in a high compliance environment
Experience of budget planning/monitoring and financial forecasting
Excellent knowledge and understanding of financial operating systems and internal control mechanisms
Ability to manage own workload and support others whilst operating to tight reporting deadlines
Excellent organisational skills
Proven ability to communicate clearly with colleagues at all levels both verbally and in writing
Ability to work collaboratively with a range of colleagues
We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.
Application forms and further information are available from our website https://www.thedeantrust.co.uk/recruitment/
Closing date for applications: Monday 18th March 2019 at 9am
Interviews will be held on Friday 22nd March 2019