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School Finance Assistant

Posted 4 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Finance Assistant - Gloucester School - February start date - Competitive hourly rate

Your new company
A comprehensive secondary school located in Gloucester, are looking for a Finance Assistant to join a dynamic and enthusiastic team this new academic year.

Your new role
This is a temporary position, the school requires someone for 3 months to cover a member of staff on maternity leave. The hours will be 8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Thursday and 8:30 - 4 on a Friday. The school are needing someone to begin as soon as possible, preferably before February half term.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will provide efficient and effective financial support required to meet the schools core financial responsibilities and ensuring the smooth running of the Finance department. Tasks will involve operating FMS (financial software) and Sage where you will be responsible for the entering of journals, reconciliations and input of income transactions. You will be assisting the preparation of the financial statements for budget holders and administer the School Fund.

This role will of course include data entry and administration so we are looking for a candidate who has meticulous attention to detail as well as a sense of urgency.

What you'll need to succeed
This role requires hardworking, highly confidential and diligent team player being able to build successful relationships with all groups of students, staff, parents and professionals from outside the school. Experience of working in a financial environment is essential, as well as an understanding of financial statements and ledgers relating to income and expenditure. You should have the ability to work under pressure using your own initiative and work to deadlines and targets.

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