School Finance Assistant to start September

Recruiter
Monarch Education
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£9.10 - £9.50/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Monarch Education are looking for a Finance Assistant to assist the Finance Manager in the daily running of the Finance function within a Birmingham based Secondary School.

This will involve responsibility for the training and development of staff, dealing with correspondence or enquiries and co-ordinating, monitoring and managing financial processes.

Main duties:
1. Oversee and assist in the development and implementation of financial procedures and oversee financial transactions/activity within the school.
2. Creating purchase orders and sending order to suppliers, and being responsible for incoming goods, performing checks against orders. Deal with all purchasing related queries.
3. Management and reconciliation of petty cash, recording all transactions on the finance system and when required collecting money from pupils and parents.
4. Processing purchase invoices and posting onto the finance system.
5. Processing monthly sales invoices to schools along with money collection and accurate recording on the finance system.
6. Chase outstanding debts
7. Completing the twice weekly BACS payments run
8. Posting of payments onto finance system along with the reconciliation of the bank statements on a weekly basis.
9. Assist in monitoring all school budgets and accounts throughout the year, ensuring that all budget records are maintained and up to date.
10. Assist in the preparation of regular management accounts for budget holders and aid the reporting on a monthly basis on the financial state of the Academy to the Senior Leadership Team.
11. Assist in the organisation of school activities and events as required.
12. Maintain service level agreements and liase with finance manager to ensure best value for money.

Please note, if you do not have a current DBS on the Update Service, you will need to process a new one through Monarch Education which will be refunded when you have worked 12 working days with us.

If you feel that this is of interest to you, please send a copy of your CV