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Finance and Resources Assistant

Location: ENFIELD LOCK, MIDDLESEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 10.50-12.50 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: X3-169694

My Client, a school based in Enfield is seeking a Finance and Resources Assistant to join their team on a temporary basis.

The role will have an important part to play in day-today financial management, ensuring compliance, high standards of financial probity and value for money across the school.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in school finance is mandatory
  • Experience of financial procedures, cash handling and cash security
  • AAT part qualified
  • Have highly developed skills in Excel and computerised accountancy software

Main Duties and Resonsibilities:

  • To assist the Finance Manager, with the day-to-day financial processes and procedures required of the academy, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the School Financial Handbook
  • To take responsibility for the processing of financial transactions within the school, including purchase orders, invoicing, credit card reconciliation, BACS payments and petty cash
  • To undertake monthly bank reconciliations
  • To take responsibility for the receipt, safekeeping and banking of all monies received by the academy
  • To maintain finance filing systems, ensuring that records are suitable for audit purposes
  • To accurately administrate and manage the school resources ordering system across both primary and secondary phases
  • To ensure procurement best practice is adhered to
  • To maintain an inventory of school resources, and manage, distribute and replenish this as required
  • Make contact with outstanding payment balance holders weekly by telephone and post
  • Agree and record approved payment plans
  • Produce weekly outstanding balance report for the Finance Manager
  • At the end of each day, you will support the busy school administration team in a pupil and parent facing role.

Working Pattern

  • 38 hours per week during term time (8:15am - 5:00pm with a 4:15pm finish on Fridays)
  • 30 hours per week during school holidays (8:00am - 2:00pm)

If you are seeking temporary work and have experience in school finance, please do not hesitate to apply. Alternatively, you can send your CV to

Please note that this role is subject to an enhanced criminal record disclodure (DBS).

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