Senior Finance Officer - Westcountry Schools Trust

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • Grade E Scale Points 16-22 £24,432 - £27,514

This is an exciting opportunity to join Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing approximately 2,000 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

Details and Requirements of the Post
Required as soon as possible, this is a permanent appointment employed all year round.
Initially, the post holder will be working with a school business accountant to support five primary schools within the trust. This involves the preparation of timely monthly management accounts and other financial reporting, and ensuring financial systems and processes comply with Trust regulations and achieve value for money.
Experience of school accounts preparation is desirable but a relevant accounting qualification is essential e.g. AAT.
During term time, the post holder will be based at Ashburton Primary School and Buckfastleigh Primary School. However, in the holidays they will be based at Ashburton Community College.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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Interview Date: 21 July 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationSouth HamsTeignbridgeDevon
  • Work Postcode

    Based across schools in Ashburton and Buckfastleigh

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupFinance & Accounting

  • Salary Details

    Grade E Scale Points 16-22 £24,432 - £27,514

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required