Finance Assistant- Grade C

Brotton, Saltburn-By-the-Sea
24 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

KTS Academy is a specialist educational provider for pupils and young adults with SEND. The Academy is split over three campuses and received outstanding in our latest Ofsted report.

Finance Assistant- Grade C

LEVEL 3 - Under the Instruction/ guidance of the Office Manager: provide general administrative / financial support to the Academy.




  • Undertake reception and admin duties, answering general telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors.
  • Undertake financial duties, process orders and invoices and manage the Academies petty cash and private fund monies.
  • Manage pupil’s attendance records through SIMS Management Liaising with the attendance officer.


  • Provide general/clerical admin support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, complete standard forms, respond to routine correspondence.
  • Assist in the management of manual and computerised records/ information systems.
  • Analyse and evaluate data/ information and produce reports/ information/ data as required
  • Produce lists/ Information/ data as required e.g. pupils data
  • Input pupils attendance Information into SIMS Management
  • Manage pupils dinner money and records
  • Manage the Academies private fund, petty cash records and other monies
  • Process orders and Invoices
  • Undertake typing and word-processing and other IT based tasks
  • Assist in administrative and organisational support to the Governing Body
  • Take notes in meetings
  • Undertake administrative procedures
  • Undertake routine administration of school lettings and other uses of school premises


  • Operate relevant equipment / ICT packages (e.g. word, excel, databases, spreadsheets, internet )
  • Provide general advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others
  • Undertake general financial administration e.g. processing orders and monies


  • Be aware and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the Academy
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Assist in the monitoring and planning evaluation of the budget as required
  • Show a duty of care and take appropriate action to comply with health and safety requirements at all times.
  • Demonstrate and promote commitment to equal opportunities and to the elimination of behaviour and practices that could be discriminatory.



  • General clerical/administrative/financial work

Knowledge / Skills

  • Appropriate knowledge of first aid
  • Effective use of ICT packages
  • Effective use of SIMS Management
  • Use of relevant equipment / resources
  • Good key board skills
  • Knowledge of relevant policies / code of practice & awareness of relevant legislation
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Work constructively as a part of a team, understand school roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Ability to identify own training & development needs & co-operate with means to address these.


  • Financial Qualification
  • Good Numeracy/ literacy skills (A-C GSCE Equivalent)

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