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Finance Officer

Location: MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 13.00-16.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 3
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-383957

A Milton Keynes and Northampton Education Trust are looking for a Finance Officer to join their finance team. This position will contribute to the running of the finances for a range of schools throughout Milton Keynes and Northampton. 

Duties and Responsibilities

- Providing Financial advise to the schools' management teams.

- Maintenance and operation of the schools' finance function and all of the financial information are with strict adherence to accounting principles and legislation

- Preparation of monthly accounts for audit 

- Maintenance of the Assets Register, and all capital expenditure is identified

- Preparation of monthly payroll information, and liaison with headteacher on overtime and that all data and the control account are reconciled

- Approving BACS payment runs and bank reconciliations 

- Working with the headteacher on annual budget and close liaison with the headteacher for preparation to present to Governors. 

- Any other ad hoc work or duties relevant


Skill set /Experience

- AAT Qualified (desirable)

- CIMA/ACCA PQ (desirable) 

- Experience in an academy or school finance environment 

- Experience in production of company accounts 

- Use of the PSF/BSP/Orovia/SIMS software (desirable)

- Presentation of information for review to management 

- Technical competency across Microsoft Excel



- Committed and Enthusiastic

- Shows initiative

- Co-operative and flexible

- Questioning and challenging

- Suitability to work in a school environment 

- Sense of humour 



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