Finance Assistant

12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Assistant job in Cheltenham - April start date

Your new company
This school aim to provide outstanding education for children across the Cheltenham area and work continuously to create opportunities to ensure the success of each of their pupils. Their staff are leaders in their field and all work together to share best practice in a school with modern and up-to-date facilities to enhance and encourage children's learning and development.

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 the term starts.

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.

What you'll get in return
By registering with Hays you will benefit from competitive rates of pay as well as regular contact from your own personal consultant. You will also have access to a wide range of Administration and Business Management work opportunities, many for which are only available to Hays candidates as certain schools across Gloucestershire work exclusively in partnership with Hays.

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