Finance Officer

Recruiter
REED
Location
Buckingham
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1700183969
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
A Milton Keynes and Northampton Education Trust are looking for a Finance Officer to join their finance team. This position will contribute to the running of the finances for a range of schools throughout Milton Keynes and Northampton.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Providing Financial advise to the schools' management teams.

- Maintenance and operation of the schools' finance function and all of the financial information are with strict adherence to accounting principles and legislation

- Preparation of monthly accounts for audit

- Maintenance of the Assets Register, and all capital expenditure is identified

- Preparation of monthly payroll information, and liaison with headteacher on overtime and that all data and the control account are reconciled

- Approving BACS payment runs and bank reconciliations

- Working with the headteacher on annual budget and close liaison with the headteacher for preparation to present to Governors.

- Any other ad hoc work or duties relevant

Skill set/Experience

- AAT Qualified (desirable)

- CIMA/ACCA PQ (desirable)

- Experience in an academy or school finance environment

- Experience in production of company accounts

- Use of the PSF/BSP/Orovia/SIMS software (desirable)

- Presentation of information for review to management

- Technical competency across Microsoft Excel

Personality

- Committed and Enthusiastic

- Shows initiative

- Co-operative and flexible

- Questioning and challenging

- Suitability to work in a school environment

- Sense of humour