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Finance Officer

Sutton Recruitment
Hull, East Riding, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Job Role
Credit Control
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:
Finance Officer

Hull Sector: Finance Type: 12 Month FTC

£32,076.00 Sutton Recruitment are accepting applications for an enthusiastic Finance Manager with experience in the education sector to join a growing, multi-academy trust for both primary and secondary schools.This role is a 12 month FTC and will ideally be based in Hull. A full, enhanced DBS check will be required.Job PurposeReporting in to the finance manager, you will assist in the provision of a comprehensive financial service to the Management Accounts Team (MAT) working across various schools including the supervision of Finance staff and to provide guidance to all other staff whose duties impact upon the financial aspects of the MAT. Main Responsibilities• To obtain maximised Value for Money. This is achieved by applying effective Internal Control and agreed Best Practice to procurement and payroll related costs and that schools operate within the financial scheme of delegation and in line with the MAT financial handbook. • To assist with the compilation and maintenance of MAT school budgets, and to routinely provide effective budgetary control and forecasting (through monitoring reports and other routine procedures) to the MAT school’s Governors, LGC’s, Head teacher / Principal, Senior Managers and all other staff with budget or financial responsibilities. • To record all the financial transactions of the MAT schools in a manner that meets all statutory, mandatory and discretional requirements, particularly those required by the EFA, HM Revenue & Customs, the Charity Commissioners, the Trust’s auditors. • To assist with collating information for VAT records and payroll reconciliations. • To assist the Finance Manager with the data analysis and production of complex reports and complex returns e.g. EFA, LA, Governing Body. These reports must satisfy all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements. • To assist in producing and delivering monthly management accounts in an accurate and timely manner. • To support and advise the Trust, school Governors, LGC’s and its senior staff in the school’s strategic considerations, developments and budget setting/monitoring of individual Trust schools. • To assist in the production of Teachers Annual Salary statements, incorporating in year contractual changes. • To further learning in specialist areas (e.g. finance and school trips). • Take on delegated responsibilities including being first point of contact for financial information for the Trust’s Head teachers / Principals. • May be required to deal with and respond to complaints. • May be required to be involved in tendering processes. • To assist in the initiation and continuous review of MAT policies and procedures where they have financial implications. • May be required to handle large amounts of cash / cheques (up to £20,000). You will have relevant accountancy experience and/or holds relevant qualification, able to demonstrate the qualities attained whilst working at a senior level whilst having Association of Accounting Technicians qualification (NVQ Level 4) or equivalent (or willing to work towards once in role).To learn more on this fantastic opportunity, please do apply and a copy of the full job description can be discussed in confidence. Sutton Recruitment Limited offer a professional and personal service within recruitment. Our experienced consultants work closely with both candidates & clients to ensure the best possible outcome.If this role is not suitable for you, we would be happy to have an informal discussion regarding any future opportunities.While we aim to respond to every applicant, on occasion this is not always possible, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 14 days of applying, please do get in contact with us.This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Sutton Recruitment Limited who operate as an Employment Business. Sutton Recruitment Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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