Schools Financial Services is a trading service offering a range of financial and business services to Local Authority and Academy Schools.
You will provide support to Finance Officers in carrying out their role and will visit schools to undertake routine financial functions.
You will also provide effective administrative support for the section.
Duties will include visiting schools to assist with the operation of their financial management systems (SIMS/CMIS) and a high level of computer literacy is therefore essential including spreadsheet and word processing packages.
Experience of SIMS and CMIS in a school setting is preferred.
You will have good communication skills and be able to work on you own initiative, in a pressurised environment.
An Enhanced Children’s DBS Check is required for this role.
For informal enquiries or to arrange a discussion please email either Leigh Farmer, Area Finance Manager at Leigh.Farmer@birmingham.gov.uk or Julie Hobbins, Area Finance Manager at Julie.Hobbins@birmingham.gov.uk or Lana Forrester, Head of Service at Lana.Forrester@birmingham.gov.uk
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken.
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen that was already employed by BCC prior to 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.Supporting documents
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