FMS Finance Assistant

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary £18 - £20 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Finance Assistant | Lewisham | £18 - £20 per hour

Are you an experienced school Finance officer looking for a new opportunity to start September?

We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced finance professionals with proven financial and administrative experience for Finance Assistant positions within schools in Lewisham. If you have a vested interest in education and are keen for the opportunity to grow your skillset then read on!

The role of Finance Assistant will play a fundamental role in assisting senior school leadership i.e. School Business Manager's or Finance Managers, in the efficient management of all school finance operations.

School Finance Assistant duties include:

  • Budget monitoring
  • FMS
  • BACS payments
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Financial reporting
  • Credit card management
  • Reconciliations
  • Fundraising
  • Financial system/data management
  • Supplier management
  • Expenses
  • Financial policy and procedures
  • PO and Invoicing

School Finance Assistant Requirements:

  • Proven track record in finance and administration
  • Genuine interest in finance within education or public sector
  • High level IT competence
  • Strong knowledge of financial procedures
  • Educated to Degree Level 2:1 or above
  • Experience working in schools
  • Knowledge of financial/accounting systems i.e. Xero, Sage, FMS etc.

School Finance Assistant Desirables:

  • Completed/Part Qualified finance qualification i.e. ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CIPFA, ICAEW, ICAS, AAT

School Finance Assistant Role:

  • Salary: £18 - £20 per hour (Dependant on Experience)
  • Long term Temp / Permanent positions
  • To start ASAP or September (candidates with notice period will also be considered)

The successful Finance Assistant will be a collaborative problem solver excited by the opportunity to work alongside chartered accountants in school financial planning!

If this role interests you, get in touch with Carly Walters at Remedy Education.

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