Finance officer Northampton

Interaction Recruitment PLC
23000.00 - 25500.00 GBP Annual + holiday and finance to gain further financ
20 Mar 2017
28 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position; Finance Officer

Location; Northampton

Salary; GBP23.000 to GBP25,500

Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) results including Maths and English

AAT Qualification or equivalent

Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development

Experience of working within finance

Experience of monitoring targets and performance

Experience of planning work for team members and self

Experience of meeting tight and cyclical deadlines

Experience of working with senior management

Experience of using SIMS

Experience of using PS Financials

To ensure that the school applies the best practices and the highest standards of financial management to optimise value for money and to maximise efficiency.

Assist in the management of the Trusts accounting function ensuring its efficient operation in accordance with current procedures and financial standards.

To contribute to the provision, organisation and management of financial procedures.

To prepare detailed school budgets and forecasts which reflect and support the Academy Development Plan.

To prepare monthly management accounts along with supporting information for presentation to the Principle, Local Governing Body and Head Office.

To monitor and control expenditure in line with developed profiles, administering agreed virements between budget headings.

Plan, organise and manage workload to ensure contribution to the schools monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner. Ability to follow and document detailed financial instructions

Ability to maintain high standards under pressure

Excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills

Effective administration and organisational skills

Knowledge of Financial Regulations and Controls

Candidates must be able to undergo successful checks in line with standards for Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education. Appropriate and relevant references will be checked

Candidates must demonstrate and understanding and acknowledgement of the individuals responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people