School Finance Assistant Officer

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationSouth East London
Job type Contract
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameAnelka Campbell

Job description

School Finance Assistant Officer

Are you looking to embark on a fantastic opportunity within the education sector, if so, we have the perfect position for you. We are looking for a well- organised, detail-oriented and looking to enhance their career within the administrative education sector?

At Remedy Education we are looking for an outstanding School Finance Assistant to work at one of our partner schools. The school is leading the way in terms of innovation and ability to build a successful network of dedicated staff.

Job Description

Position: School Finance Assistant

Start: September 2024

Location: South East London

Rate: £165-£200 p/d

School Finance experience is essential

We have an exciting opportunity for a School Finance Assistant to support one of our leading primary schools in South East London.


  • Ensure efficient financial management within the school, including budgeting, financial planning, and reporting.
  • Collaborate with the school's finance team to coordinate various financial tasks, such as payroll, invoicing, and purchasing.
  • Maintain accurate financial records and databases, ensuring compliance with relevant policies, procedures, and legal requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports and presentations for school management and governing bodies.
  • Act as a point of contact for financial queries, both internally and externally, providing clear and professional communication.
  • Support the administrative team with general office duties, including filing, data entry, and other ad hoc tasks.


  • Previous experience in a finance or accounting role, preferably within an educational setting.
  • Strong understanding of financial management principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in using financial software and systems, such as Sage or similar accounting software.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial data handling and record-keeping.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Familiarity with relevant statutory regulations and compliance procedures
  • Must have FMS experience (Please do not apply if you don't have FMS experience)

If you would like to be considered for this position please click "Apply" or contact Anelka Campbell at Remedy Education for further information.