Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first
About the job
The advertised salary will be pro-rata. As a Schools Finance Officer you will be a member of a team providing localauthority maintained schools with financial support, advice and guidance.You will be allocated a portfolio of schools and, through visits to schools andtelephone support, will support School Finance Officers, Headteachers and Governorswith budget setting, budget monitoring, accounting procedures, cash-flow monitoringand the monitoring of financial management arrangements. You will also be requiredto provide operational support to schools on the use of their accounting and budgetingsoftware.
About the person
You will have significant finance experience working in a school, local authority finance department or educational establishment setting with good technical knowledge of an accounting system (preferably SIMS FMS).
You will have an ability to demonstrate an understanding of accounting principles and the ability to analyse and present clear financial information.
A good working knowledge of excel and the skill to use formulas to perform the calculation of data is also essential.
For an informal discussion orfurther information about this role please contact Graham Young, LeadFinance Business Partner (Schools/DSG) at firstname.lastname@example.org
We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:• local government average salary pension scheme• payment of professional fees where these are required• free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre• a 36-hour week for all full-time staff• access to a wide range of training and courses• generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days• flexible working hours• career breaks• season ticket loan• access to a Credit Union• on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre• discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council• discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and BotwellGreen (Hayes)• cycle purchase scheme• car sharing scheme• 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses
Disability Confident Employer&Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
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