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Finance Assistant

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
13/08/2021 23:59
SCP14 £23,080 – SCP19 £25,481
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Job details 

Closing date:
13 Aug

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Further information

NJC RANGE: SCP14 £23,080 – SCP19 £25,481
(Currently undertaking a job evaluation process)

Base: Red House Academy, Rutherglen Road, Sunderland, SR5 5LN

Northern Education Trust is a DFE approved charity that sponsors academies to ensure that students achieve their full potential. The Trust sponsors 21 academies; 11 secondary and 10primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions. There may be some requirement to travel to academies across the Trust.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Finance Assistant to work as part of a team of Finance Assistants led by the Senior Finance Officer within the northern finance hub of Northern Education Trust.

The ideal candidate will have good organisational and ICT skills including the ability to multitask and work as part of a team in order to support the corporate finance function.

The role will directly report to and support the Senior Finance Officer (SFO) in all matters relating to accounts payable, including raising purchase orders, receiving invoices, validate and process invoices accordingly in line with Trust policy and the Scheme of Delegation, to assist SFO produce and submit payment reports, raise cheque or BACS payments, to reconcile supplier accounts and statements. The role will also involve performing tasks to ensure the efficient operation of the debtor account (accounts receivable) including raising invoices, debt collection and cash recording.

Northern Education Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

Holiday entitlement is 30 days per year (September to August). All other conditions are NJC conditions. Service with a body listed on the redundancy modification order will be recognised for continuous service purposes.

For further information please download an application pack from www.northerneducationtrust.org or contact
Ellie High at (e.high@northerneducationtrust.org)

Please also see Supporting Documents to download an application pack from this page.

Please note completed applications must be returned to Ellie by email.

Closing date: 13 August 2021

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