Finance Assistant

20 hours per week – 42.6 weeks per year
Monday to Friday 09:00 to 13:00 (4 hours per day)
£9,380.52 per annum (£11.01 per hour – pay review pending)

We are seeking to appoint a part time Finance Assistant to join our small established team. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within an administration / financial environment;
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of financial matters;
  • Educated to Level 2 or equivalent qualification;
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to respond to urgent requests and re-prioritise in order to assist students, colleagues and management;
  • Ability to use own initiative and manage own time effectively;
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to establish rapport and to maintain respectful and trusting relationships;
  • A basic understanding of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • A good understanding of Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Child Protection;
  • A commitment to equality and diversity and inclusion

The postholder will be responsible for various financial tasks including but not limited to:

  • Counting and preparation for banking of all income
  • Financial administration of parent online cash payment system
  • Financial administration of all trips
  • Logging of all confiscated and lost property items and liaise with parents and students regarding collection of such items
  • Administration of all expense claims and reconciliation of petty cash

To apply, click here.

Closing Date:  Friday 22 June 2018
Interviews:  w/c 25 June 2018

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.