Senior Finance Support Officer - Painsley Catholic College

Station Road, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 1LH
Grade 7/8, £23,541 - £31,346 per annum
20 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
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Full-time Senior Finance Support Officer, whole year

Salary: £23,541 - £31,346

(dependent upon experience)

Stop the job search! This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for you!  Are you an experienced and qualified Finance Officer, preferably with experience of working in a school/academy? Are you innovative and can easily adapt to change?  Can you work in a fast-paced environment? Do you have an eye for detail?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

Due to the retirement of the current post holder, we are seeking to employ a suitably qualified full-time Senior Finance Support Officer, to organise and deliver effective financial reporting and administration systems for the College

This will be an exciting and varied role and will include: supporting the Principal with the production of budgets, monitoring accounting procedures and resolving problems, accounts receivable, raising invoices, online payments, reconciliation of various bank accounts, collection of fees and recovery of bad debts, preparation of financial reports and statutory DfE returns, providing support to the Trust accountant and other related tasks. 

We seek applications from those of the Catholic faith, all faiths and of no faith but who are supportive of our Christian values and ethos to commence in post from 1st January 2022.

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, have a strong attention to detail, be results focused and enjoy working in a small busy team.  The candidates should also be proficient in MS Word and Excel, a confident and quick learner of both in-house and third party systems; experience of using PS Financials would be advantageous.  The ideal candidates would be able to problem solve, review processes, identify improvements, be flexible in their approach to work and enjoy working in a small, friendly, busy team. 

If you would like to progress your career as part of a dynamic, high-performing Multi-Academy, we look forward to hearing from you. Informal enquiries, further details and application forms are available from Alison Turnbull at  

Closing date for applications: 9.00 Friday 29th October 2021

Interviews to be held on Monday 8th November 2021

All applications should be returned to The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.  Further details regarding this check are available by visiting This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   The school supports a Safer Recruitment Policy. 

Painsley Catholic College is proud to be part of the Painsley Catholic Academy, A company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales with company number 08146661.  Registered Office Address: Station Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 1LH.   Telephone: 01538 493777   Email:   Web:

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