School Bursar/Office Manager

Posted 5 November by Delaney Browne Appointments

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Bursar/Office Manager to join a great school. The role is a temporary assignment looking for an ideal candidate to start as soon as possible, working for approximately 3-4 months. This is a part-time flexible opportunity and is based in Aylesbury.

The Role

Your main responsibilities include management of our budget, procurement and payment of supplies and setup of our financial procedures. You will also undertake general and financial administrative tasks, such as; managing employment contracts, ensuring compliance with the law and contacting local authorities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day cash management
  • Manage accounts payable and receivable
  • Keep organized books of tuition fees and files of receipts
  • Prepare expense reports on a regular basis
  • Manage annual budget
  • Conduct cost and productivity analyses
  • Review employment contracts and terms of services
  • Design and update financial procedures
  • Liaise with local authorities and school governors
  • Report to the school general on performance and investment/funding opportunities
  • Ensure the smooth running of the office on a daily basis
  • Responsible for any HR functions such as recruitment, payroll, benefits and training

Skills & Experience

  • Proven work experience as a Bursar
  • Computer literacy (MS Excel in particular)
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices
  • Familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management
  • Solid time management skills with an ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience creating reports and presentations
  • BS degree in Accounting, Business Management or relevant degree
  • Certification in School Administration a plus

If you think this opportunity is for you, then please do not hesitate to apply or contact us directly!

Required skills

  • Employment Contracts
  • Financial Procedures
  • Office Manager

Application questions

Are you available to start immediately?
Are you able to travel to the Aylesbury area?
Do you have previous experience as a school Bursar/Office manager?
Are you able to commit to a role for 3/4 months?
Are you able to commit to part-time flexible hours?

Reference: 36530017

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