Invictus Education Trust is a multi-academy trust comprising of six secondary schools with over 700 employees and over 5,000 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.
Commencing as soon as possible
Permanent. 37 hours per week. 41 weeks per year
Pro-rated salary: £22,771 - £25,286
Invictus Education Trust is looking to expand its central finance team and appoint a full time Finance Officer to provide operational financial support including financial systems-based solutions in respect of its Schools. The post will be centrally located within the Trust’s finance team based at Kinver High School but you will be required to travel out during the week to your allocated Trust schools which are located in either the Borough of Dudley or South Staffordshire. You will be working under the direction of the Chief Finance Officer and working closing with the Trust's central Finance Team.
The main duties and responsibilities will be to provide technical financial advice, support and guidance to the Trust’s Headteachers along with two other Finance Officers and this will be in line with the Trust’s financial policy and procedures framework.
The tasks will range from supporting the Financial Administrator on site at each school, managing the financial transactions relating to the school activities via the Trust’s integrated financial information systems (such as PS Financials and uploading payments to the bank), and meeting with the Headteacher weekly.
You should have experience of working in a financial environment, preferably in an educational setting.
You should apply if you are a good communicator, have the ability to organise, plan and prioritise, can work as part of a team, have a good excel skills and are AAT qualified or actively studying towards AAT (Association of Accounting Technician) or equivalent qualification in Finance/Business.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
For an informal discussion, please contact: Karen Cocker, Chief Finance Officer, email@example.com or 01384 686584
Please follow the link: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/finance-officer-west-midlands-1455091
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