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Finance Assistant

  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: N/A
  • Published: Fri 30/11/2018, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/12/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, term time only plus occasional days during school holidays by agreement.
  • Salary: Scale RG4 (SCP) 21-28, SP 21 - £20,541 pa, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading

Southcote Primary School

Our friendly school is looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join our busy office team to help ensure the efficient running of the school.

Duties will include:

  • Processing orders for goods and services
  • Payment & raising of invoices
  • Receiving and reconciling payments in respect of school activities including school lettings
  • Assisting with the monthly reconciliation of the bank statement and other monthly financial returns
  • Booking training events for all staff
  • Assisting the SBM with HR data and records & processing documentation
  • Dealing with & responding to a variety of contact from external sources including direct, telephone & written/e-mail correspondence, ensuring clear precise and accurate information.

You should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Your experience of working in a school or office
  • That you are able to prioritise and plan workload to meet deadlines
  • An ability to work on your own initiative but also work well as part of a team

A good knowledge of Microsoft Office software particularly excel is essential and previous accounting software desirable, experience of Capita SIMS/FMS software is an advantage.

Southcote Primary School:

“Pupils really enjoy being part of the community and they are complimentary about the effective support they receive from staff.”  Ofsted 2017

Katesgrove Primary School:

“Pupils want to come to school to learn, and families know that once their children are at school, they are safe, nurtured and well educated”.  Ofsted 2017

Application packs are available on the school website. Please email completed applications to federationHR@katesgrove.reading.sch.uk  

Closing date: 14 December 2018

Interview date: TBC

The Kennet Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check, appropriate references and health clearance.

How to Apply

The Kennet Federation Southcote Primary School Silchester Road, Southcote, Reading, Berks RG30 3EJ • Tel: 0118 937 5533 www.southcoteprimary.co.uk Katesgrove Primary School Dorothy Street, Reading, Berks RG1 2NL • Tel: 0118 937 5490 www.katesgroverprimaryschool.co.uk
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: N/A
  • Published: Fri 30/11/2018, 8:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/12/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, term time only plus occasional days during school holidays by agreement.
  • Salary: Scale RG4 (SCP) 21-28, SP 21 - £20,541 pa, pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading

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