Finance Assistant

Location: South East London

Contract type: Permanent – Full time

Salary: £26,000 – £29,000

Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week), flexible working pattern considered.
Salary £26-£29k pro-rata depending on experience.
Generous holiday entitlement.The Southwark Diocesan Board of Education Multi-Academy Trust (SDBE MAT), based at London Bridge, is seeking to appoint an experienced individual to support our finance function and support to schools.This is an exciting opportunity to join the SDBE Multi Academy Trust at a time of development. There is a large degree of flexibility over where and when hours are worked, and we are open to any suggestions regarding flexible working including partly working from home and term time working . You can find out more about our Trust and our current academies by visiting our website at: www.sdbemat.orgThe Finance Assistant is a member of the Trust Central Team. They are responsible for supporting the Head of Finance and Trust Central Team in delivering an effective finance service to schools. The role will include the following:• Provide professional finance support to Schools within our Trust and help ensure compliance with statutory requirements. This includes but is not limited to bank reconciliations, journal posting, clearing control accounts, transaction processing and financial monitoring.• Support the production of financial monitoring reports for individual schools including Monthly Management Accounts, Governor Papers and statutory submissions.This post would be suitable for someone who is a qualified or part qualified accountant who is in the process of completing their qualifications. Experience in Multi-Academy Trust/Academy accounting would be an advantage.

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Closing Date – 23rd May 2022