Birmingham City Council

Finance Officer

Location
St. Francis' Catholic Primary School Brougham Street Birmingham B19 1PH
Salary
£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata
Posted
09 Jun 2022
Closes
29 Jun 2022
Contact
enquiry@stfranrc.bham .sch.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

 

Finance Officer

£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

St. Francis' Catholic Primary School

Brougham Street

Birmingham

B19 1PH

Telephone Number: 0121 464 5072

Email Address: enquiry@stfranrc.bham.sch.uk

Job Start Date: 1 September 2022

Graded Good in all judgements – OFSTED July 2019

‘Both the Catholic life of the school and its impact on pupils are outstanding’ – Section 48 2017

St. Francis’ Catholic Primary is a two-form entry, successful, multi-cultural school in the heart of Birmingham, with a proven track record of helping children overcome barriers to learning and offering both academic strength and pastoral care which makes a difference to the lives of our children and families.

We are looking for someone with a good level of spoken English, and successful experience of working in an office environment - preferably in a school office. The successful candidate will have the skills to interact positively with parents and visitors to the school.

The day to day role includes:

• raising orders and processing invoices using the school’s information management system

• arranging payments through the City Council via Oracle

• matching invoices to reconciliation files

• setting up new employees on SIMS and Oracle

• working with Schools’ Financial Services to prepare an annual budget for the Governing Body, carry out financial benchmarking and prepare three and four-year forecasts

The Finance Officer will be supported by Schools’ Financial Services, who will provide a fortnightly visit to the school - Governors will review the level of this support as the successful candidate becomes more confident in the role.

The successful applicant will be a practising Catholic, or sympathetic to and supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school.

Informal enquiries and visits to the school are warmly welcomed – please telephone the school to make an appointment.

Closing Date: 29 June 2022, 12 midday

For further details – including job description and person specification please contact the school by telephone or via the email address above.

Applicants should complete the Catholic Education Service support staff application form – available on www.cesew.org.uk    

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

BCC is a Living Wage employer 


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 
 

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