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Job Ref No. ECC5468-210S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: 24,906.38 - 27,885.83
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Week Commencing 6 June 2022  

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We seek a committed and enthusiastic person to join our Finance team.

The ideal candidate will be based in the Billericay School and will work under the direction of the Trust Director of Finance.

You should have experience in financial management and budgeting and confidence undertaking complex financial budgetary calculations. School experience is an advantage but not essential.

Principal Responsibilities

Main Duties

· To manage effective systems of internal control.

· To manage all issues in accordance with Financial Regulations.

· To work with the trust's central team on the payroll using Edupay.

· To have overall responsibility for the day to day financial management of the school including management accounts and VAT returns.

· To implement systems of financial control and to supervise them once in place.

· To contribute significantly to the preparation of the annual budget.

· In conjunction with the Headteacher, to be responsible for advising the Senior Management Team and Governing Body on all aspects of the school's finances and producing a commentary on the school's financial performance.

· To monitor actual budget against expenditure, identify and where possible resolve any significant variations, giving notice to the Headteacher/Governing Body about any irregularities

· To prepare financial reports for the Teaching Alliance and SCITT on a monthly basis.

· To support the Director of Finance and Operations with the statutory audit. Prepare documentation necessary for the annual audit.

· To prepare and implement Fixed Asset Accounting.

· To maintain the Assets Register

· To review and maximise income generation.

· To act as budget holder for certain expenditure cost centres

· To attend governor's finance meetings for the purpose of providing information and giving advice.

· To liaise with other staff as appropriate in relation to staffing issues

· To assist with the management of premises including management of lettings.

· To work closely with the sports centre team and 3G team to ensure revenue is maximised.

Management

· To manage financial operations

· To manage finance staff and prioritise their work

· To manage the catering team

· To manage the Facilities team

· To undertake appropriate induction, probation, training and development of finance staff

· To undertake PMR reviews for finance staff

General

· To participate in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager.

· To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health & safety in the workplace

· Ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the School's Equal Opportunities Policy

· The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required by the Headteacher to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade

About the School

The Billericay School is a heavily oversubscribed comprehensive in Essex with a specialism in Mathematics and Computing. The school has polite and engaged students who want to learn and benefits from good parental support.

With direct links to the 'Outstanding' Billericay Educational Consortium, The Billericay School is renowned for the high standards of CPD it delivers as well as the collaborative and supportive ethos it promotes amongst staff.

Our Governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and references.

How to apply

When applying for this position, please use The Billericay School application form, which can be found on our school website under Vacancies: https://www.billericayschool.com/vacancies/

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Information about the School

CARING ABOUT SUCCESS

Our School offers: • Proven standards of academic excellence • Specialist College status in Mathematics and Computing • Outstanding educational resources • A commitment to student care and discipline • A vibrant and successful Sixth Form • Enrichment through an extensive and diverse extra-curricular programme

We expect from all our students: • A commitment to hard work and success • Self-reliance and a sense of responsibility • Respect and tolerance for others

The most important resource in any school is its staff. The success of The Billericay School is largely due to our committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff. Our concentration on teaching and learning produces excellent exam results and an orderly atmosphere. The school is committed to high standards in the professional development of its staff and we aim to develop all our employees professionally to improve educational standards, maintain high morale and assist in recruitment and retention.

Our Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The post is subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and references.

Thank you for your interest in our school and we look forward to hearing from you. More information can be found on our school website: www.billericayschool.com

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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Contact Information

Natalie Efreme
School Road, Billericay
Essex, CM12 9LH
Telephone: 01277 655191
Email: info@billericayschool.com