Finance Officer - Term Time
Start Date: Immediate
37 Hours per week - 8.00am - 4.00pm Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 3.30pm Fridays
KR5 - GBP19335 - GBP20483 per annum
Term Time + 2 Additional Weeks
Aylesford School are seeking to appoint a Finance Manager to provide a wide range of administrative duties to support the work of the school.
To assist the Director of Finance and Resources in setting budgets for the forthcoming three years.
To maintain financial systems and procedures in accordance with ESFA financial regulations in order to ensure the effective financial operation of the school budgets.
Process purchase orders and invoices on a timely basis onto the accounting system, ensuring that all purchase orders and invoices are appropriately authorised in accordance with the academy's finance policy and scheme of delegation.
Ensure all invoices are approved for payment by the Director of Finance and Resources and where the value triggers thresholds in the scheme of delegation ensure that these are appropriately authorised.
Raise sales invoices for ad-hoc items as instructed by the Director of Finance and Resources and Headteacher
Follow up any unpaid invoices on a timely basis.
All ParentPay transactions and refunds to be managed and to be dealt with promptly.
A good general standard of secondary education (NVQ1/2 or equivalent) is required, or five years' experience and the post holder must be numerate.
- Must be computer literate and had other office experience.
- Knowledge of FMS would be an advantage, however, training would be available.
- Must be aware of school financial regulations and other relevant school policies.
- Good communication and organisational skills are essential.
- Ability to prioritise own workloads and to work to deadlines is essential.
Closing Date: 11/02/2022 at 12:00
Interviews: To be arranged
Information about the school
Aylesford School is an inclusive school where every child, regardless of ability and background can fulfil their dreams and aspirations. We achieved a Good Ofsted result in February 2020.
We aim to provide students with a high quality academic and 'Character Education', which develops confident young people who are successful learners and contribute positively to society.
The post holder must work within the relevant policies, codes of practice and legislation reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.
The post holder must have good communication skills to be able to inform, persuade, inspire and motivate stakeholders and provide feedback to other professionals and parents as required.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).