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Finance Officers - Kendrick School
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: SCH/20/136334
  • Published: Fri 23/10/2020, 13:35 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/11/2020, 13:38 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week
  • Salary: £10,000 - £14,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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Finance Officers - Kendrick School

Salary - £10,280 - £10,506 pa

Kendrick School is a successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in the centre of Reading. As an expanding school this is an exciting time to be joining the Finance team.

We have two vacancies for Finance Officers to start in December 2020. These are two new roles to recognise the changing needs in the Finance Office.

The successful candidates would be part of a team carrying out key financial duties in the Finance Department and providing financial support to the School Business Manager.

Finance Officer – Accounts Receivable
20 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks to cover INSET and summer holidays for year-end procedures in July and August.

Finance Officer – Accounts Payable
20 hours per week, term time plus 3 weeks to cover INSET and summer holidays to cover year end procedures in July and August.

There is also an opportunity for up to 10 hours a week for one of these candidates on a temporary fixed term basis to assist the Premises Team, payable at the same rate. There is more information on this role in the application pack.

The successful candidates will have accounting experience and/or an accounting or book-keeping qualification and a knowledge and understanding of finance management systems and software. They must have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, be able to work under their own initiative and to tight deadlines.  They must also be able to work as part of team with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Applicants must available to work flexibly in July and August as outlined above.

An application form and a job description can be downloaded from our website - If you have a particular interest in one of the roles, please indicate this on the application form. 

Please also indicate if you are interested in the Premises Assistant role.

Closing date: Sunday 8th November 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 11th November 2020

We hold the right to close the application process early if a suitable applicant applies and is appointed.

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer