Finance Assistant

Glebe Primary School, Rayleigh
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Job Ref No. ECC2167-133S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4 point 6-7
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 15th July 2022  

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Rayleigh Schools Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced, confident and efficient part-time Finance Assistant to work in our busy school office, based primarily at Glebe Primary School. The working hours will be 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am-12:30pm, for 39 weeks per year. These are normal school days (term time) and training days. Holidays would be expected to be taken during school holiday periods.

Duties include assisting the Business Manager to accurately maintain the school's financial accounting system, processing orders, checking deliveries, collating of invoices for payment, receipting and recording payments in relation to routine financial transactions. Assisting with the administration of Human Resource matters. The work must be accurate and, if required, completed to deadline.

This role requires good communication skills, the ability to remain calm under pressure and to work efficiently as part of a team.

Experience in School's finance systems, Microsoft Office and email systems in a busy and at times pressured environment is essential.

Experience of working withPS Financials or Sage Payrollis desirable but not essential.

The successful applicant will:

Be educated to NVQ Level 2 in English and Maths or equivalent
Have the ability to work as part of a team
Have excellent oral and written communication skills
Have excellent IT skills particularly in Word and Excel
Be able to cope under pressure

The Rayleigh Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to satisfactory referenc

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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Stella Read
Creswick Avenue, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 9HG
Telephone: 01268 784253

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