Post: Finance Officer
Start Date: January 2019
Salary: Dependent on experience
Hendon Preparatory School is a thriving co-educational Independent Day School in North London for children from 2 - 13 years.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Finance Officer, to support the School Bursar in all aspects of the financial and administrative management of the school.
This is an important role in the school for an organised person who can prioritise effectively, display flexibility and remain calm under pressure. The successful candidate must display attention to detail, be articulate and numerate and be able to demonstrate high standards of presentation, both verbal and written to reflect the nature of the school.
The Finance Officer will be responsible for:
- Managing all aspects of the purchase order system and preparing accurate monthly accruals reports.
- Bank all monies received, maintain bank account records and petty cash, reconciling them regularly to a central financial deadline
- Review online bank statements regularly for receipts from parents and other customers, allocate payments accordingly and update sales and nominal ledgers
- Manage all aspects of the sales ledger to ensure accurate billing, including the production of fee invoices, collection of fees, debtors’ listings and deposits held to produce accurate monthly returns for submission to our School Support Centre
The successful candidate will be expected to work four or five days, all year around.
If you would like to join our highly motivated and talented staff, we should be pleased to hear from you.
Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.