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Finance Officer
  • Employer: The Academy of Woodlands
  • Reference: WPA/21/165187
  • Published: Thu 16/09/2021, 16:20 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 30/09/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week, Plus 5 staff development days (39 weeks per year)
  • Salary: £8,056 per annum (Pro rata to £19,425)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Academy of Woodlands , Kent

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Finance Officer

Start date: As soon as possible 

The Academy of Woodlands is a community facility consisting of a Primary School, Children's Centre, Special Needs Hub, Nursery, Sports Centre, Gymnasium and Arts Centre. 

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join our busy team working 18 hours per week term time only + 5 staff development days per year (total 39 weeks).

Skills, experience and attributes:

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are paramount as the successful candidate will be dealing with parents, staff, students and all other stakeholders.

The successful candidate should have experience working within a finance office/department and would ideally hold a qualification in book-keeping/accounting or AAT. Full training and support will be provided for the school’s finance module and other internal systems.

Good ICT skills are essential for this role, including the use of Excel, Word and Outlook.

The candidate must be aware of Data Protection and confidentiality issues.

The main duties of this role include:

  • Orders
  • Invoices
  • Debt chasing
  • Sales ledger
  • Banking prep
  • Journal input
  • Income posting
  • Funding transfers for childcare
  • Credit card posting

The successful candidate will be a flexible, proactive and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in an environment which is not only varied but extremely busy. The role requires accuracy, reliability, integrity and an individual who is well organised, hard-working and can fulfil a wide range of financial and related administrative duties