Finance Administrator

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About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and motivated person to join the Wymondley Team as a Finance Administrator.  Hours of work will be two hours per week, term time only, with an additional three hours per month for monthly reporting and meeting with the Head.  This position provides the opportunity to combine home and office based working hours. The vast amount of these hours could be undertaken remotely, but could also be carried out at the school.

The successful candidate will be the perfect fit for our school – someone with excellent communication skills with a willingness to learn and improve.

In return we offer

  • A supportive Headteacher with a passion to ensure all children achieve their full potential and that all staff are developed to reach theirs.

  • A committed, supportive and friendly staff team.

  • A firm commitment to your continuing professional development. 

  • A strong, caring ethos where all are valued.

  • A Governing Body supportive of the school's desire to attain the highest standards in all areas of development.

Experience of working in a financial role is desirable. The successful candidate will receive on the job training with our financial consultant. The successful candidate must be proficient and confident in using computerised finance systems and willing to learn new systems if required. 

Following training, to then take responsibility for school finance which will include:

  • Using RM Finance to record income, expenditure, petty cash, purchase orders, direct debits, Biscuit, One Card, catering and to make BACS payments

  • Preparation of the monthly VAT returns and bank reconciliations.

  • Ensuring statutory financial returns meet approved standards and timescales. 

  • Updating and maintaining the school’s budget software. 

  • Supporting Headteacher with financial reporting, budget setting and monitoring.

  • Taking on responsibility for the Financial Year End procedure.

  • Acting as a point of contact and help for any finance queries from staff, parents and external parties.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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Contact details

Mr T Plunkett , Headteacher
Siccut Road Little Wymondley
Hertfordshire SG4 7HN

Telephone: 01438 354583
Fax: 01438 727597
Email: head@wymondley.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.wymondley.herts.sch.uk
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