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Finance Assistant

Priestlands School
Lymington, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for someone with previous experience of working within a busy office environment to join our team as a Finance Assistant. The successful candidate must be extremely organised, have the ability to multitask, learn a variety of online systems and be able to produce data using spreadsheets. You will need the ability to work independently and within a small team on a wide variety of tasks.

The post is for a total of 30 hours per week; the actual working hours will agreed with the successful candidate but you are required to work at school each day Monday to Friday . The post is for 39 working weeks per year (term time only), with an additional week of hours to cover overtime that may be required during busy periods. Paid weeks are 45.62 to include holiday pay.

Benefits of working at Priestlands include:
  • Free on-site car park
  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Enrolment in and generous contribution to one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes; LGPS
  • Eligible for reduced rate membership at NFDC leisure centres
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance programme offering advice on a range of areas including well-being, housing and financial matters
  • Free eye sight test every 2 years
  • Professional development opportunities for all staff
  • Affordable on-site canteen

References will be usually taken up prior to interview; if you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. You will be required to provide appropriate evidence of identity and qualifications to support other pre-employment checks which will be undertaken on the successful candidate for this role, including: your right to work in the UK, a confidential health declaration, an online search of your name in line with government guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education, and a DBS application.

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to receiving your application so please submit it as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Priestlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions. Priestlands School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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