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Job Ref No. ECC2008-72S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Essex Schools Pay Scale 8
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 24.05.2022  

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Due to the retirement of our highly experienced and successful Finance Officer, we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and effective successor to join our busy school office. Our new Finance Officer will be well organised, motivated and have a strong commitment to supporting the school's visions, working closely alongside the Office Manager and with the Headteacher, staff and Governing Body. Main areas of responsibility include

· Managing all financial matters in accordance with the school's Financial Regulations including budget preparation, monitoring and governor reporting.

· Day to day running of the school finance systems including ordering, processing invoices and bank reconciliations.

· HR and personnel functions including payroll, recruitment, pre-employment checks, issuing contracts and making cover arrangements for staff absences

· Experience and understanding of school financial processes and knowledge of SIMS FMS (desirable)

The working hours for this post will be 37 hours per week, over five days, and 41 weeks

Professional development as well as work-life balance is actively encouraged.

Please complete the online application form. Visits to the school are welcomed by appointment, please phone Mrs Sancassani on 01206 574225.

Information about the School

North Primary School is a town centre school with strong community values that are lived out by its pupils on a daily basis. North is committed to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices and policies. North is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Alan Garnett
John Harper Street, Colchester
Essex, CO1 1RP
Telephone: 01206 574225

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