Finance Assistant

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Forward Education Trust
£20,995 to £27,107
19 Jul 2021
28 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Finance Assistant

£20,995 to £27,107

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, all year round

Contract Type: Permanent

Forward Education Trust

Leycroft Avenue

Tile Cross


B33 9UF

Telephone Number: 0121 809 1510

Email Address:

Job Start Date: ASAP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Assistant to join our central team at The Forward Education Trust. The Trust was established in 2017 and is a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust serving special schools across the West Midland area.

The successful candidate will support the Finance Officer/Manager, Finance Director and the Executive Leadership Team by providing accurate and timely financial accounting support. They will be professional, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. They will be able to multitask and deal accurately with the varied workload. They will have strong numeracy, literacy, ICT, communication skills, and good knowledge of accounting and double entry bookkeeping with previous working experience in a finance related role.

The Trust wish to appoint a finance professional willing and able to develop their skills further by working towards a finance-related qualification and therefore shows commitment to their own professional development.

In return we will provide the successful candidate with a supportive executive team and a commitment to support them in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences as well as

working in a friendly and inclusive working environment.

Contact us: If you require further clarification about the role or an informal chat contact the Finance Director for Forward Education Trust via email

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 28 July 2021, 23:59

Interview date: Tuesday 3rd August 2021

To apply please visit our website at

Please note that only Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted via our online portal; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.


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