Required as soon as possible
The Learning Academy Trust has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Finance Officer to join our exceptional, friendly and professional centralised Business Team and growing School Trust! This is a brand-new role as part of an evolving team where you will get a chance to achieve a real sense of personal fulfilment knowing that what you do has a direct impact on the lives of our children.
Reporting to the Operational Finance Lead you will provide support the day-to-day activities across all areas of the Finance function. You’ll be organised with a keen eye for detail. No day will be the same, and your responsibilities will include a variety of tasks from processing and placing orders, processing invoices and staff expense claims, reconciling monthly supplier statements, plus other tasks as directed.
We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, is confident using a variety of IT systems and enjoys problem solving. You’ll be happy to work independently whilst following processes, and collaboratively as part of the wider Finance team. Applicants must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues across The Trust and external suppliers.
Experience and/or knowledge of school finance would be advantageous but not essential. We are a Trust where we are committed to developing our colleagues to enable them to flourish in their roles, therefore you will be fully supported by a caring and professional team.
The post is full time, but we are open to flexible working including part time hours / weeks - please state your request on your application form.
We are at an exciting time in our development as a growing school Trust, working together as a single organisation to enable even our most vulnerable children to flourish. If you are someone who feels inspired by our mission and values and wants to be part of a Trust where everything begins and ends with children, this could be the role for you!
We can offer you:
- The opportunity to make a profound difference to children’s lives
- A culture that takes work life balance extremely seriously for all its colleagues
- The chance to work as part of a collective in a values led School Trust
- Opportunities to develop your career within our Professional Business Team
- A strong, proactive wellbeing network across the School Trust
- Access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
- Flexible working opportunities
- Trust benefit schemes
- Access to a generous Local Government Pension Scheme
All our schools are each at the centre of their local communities and celebrate their individuality and distinctiveness. A core feature in how we work as a School Trust is our collective approach in delivering an exceptional education for all children. We do this through working very closely together in mutual support and challenge to empower excellence for our children, families, and the communities that we serve.
In short, our ethos is one of working together to Empower, Excel, Together.
We would welcome and encourage a visit to meet the Team, to find out if this role is right for you! If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact Emma Clark Email email@example.com.
For further details and to apply, please refer to the Vacancies Section of the Trust website www.lapsw.co.uk
The Learning Academy Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosures are required for this post along with the other necessary checks. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date, however, feel free to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be considered upon receipt. We reserve the right to interview / appoint before the closing date.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupFinance & Accounting
- Salary Details
NJC Grade E £11.59 – £12.47 per hour / £22,369 – £24,054 per annum
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
37 hours per week
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required