Hours: 18 hours spread over 3 or 4 days (whole time)
Salary: Scale 26-29 £23,166 - £25,694 (pro-rata starting salary £11,270)
Reporting to: Head of Finance & Corporate Services
Tees Valley Education Trust is a multi-academy trust, established September 2015. We provide ‘outstanding’ learning environments where our children can achieve excellent outcomes and thereby optimise their life chances and future employability. Well regarded within the local communities we serve, our burgeoning reputation for sustainable success and consistently developing innovative programmes is gaining national recognition.
To support our next stage of development the Trust wishes to appoint a Finance Officer to join the central finance and administration team.
You will be reporting to the Head of Finance & Corporate Services to assist in the preparation of accurate management and financial accounts.
Duties will include:
- Assisting in the preparation of; management accounts, annual budgets, year-end accounts and financial returns
to government departments
- Preparation of reconciliations including; bank, payroll, VAT, purchase and sales ledger
- Prepare the VAT return
- Preparing BACs payments
- Processing purchase and sales invoices
- Preparing variance analysis reports covering income, payroll and expenditure
You will be a part qualified accountant or a fully qualified AAT with recent relevant experience in a similar role using accounting software. You will have a good working knowledge of VAT. Experience of academy/school finances and of using Civica accounting software and HCSS budgeting software is highly desirable.
In return, we can offer you the opportunity to join a high quality team committed to developing the Trust and educational standards and opportunities for young people both in the local community and nationally. We have an incredibly strong inclusive ethos and are fully committed to your ongoing professional development.
If you wish to apply, then please make sure that you complete a letter of application, showing how you demonstrate all the characteristics in the job description, person specification enclosed with the pack and why you are suitable for the post. Please do not attach a curriculum vitae; we will only consider information completed as part of the application form.
Letters of application must be addressed and submitted to Mr Simon Grant, Head of Finance & Corporate Services, Tees Valley Education, Kedward Avenue, Middlesbrough TS3 9DB.
If you have any queries about the application process or the position please feel free to Mr Grant on 01642 221156. Visits to the Trust are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Mr Grant.
Closing Date: Tuesday 28th March 2017 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Wednesday 29th March 2017
Interview Date: Monday 3rd April 2017