Trust Finance Officer

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Closed for applications on 30/11/2023 23:59
Grade 9-10 (dependent on qualifications and experience) SCP 24 - 31 (£33,024 - £39,141) pro-rata
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Schools - Support
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DL17 8QY
Closing date:
30 Nov
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Trust Finance Officer

Together Learning Partnership
based at Cleves Cross Primary and Nursery School, Ferryhill, Co. Durham

Salary: Grade 9-10 (dependent on qualifications and experience) SCP 24 - 31 (£33,024 - £39,141) pro-rata
Flexible Contract opportunity - agreed on appointment:
Options of - 30 hours per week – whole time or
37 hours per week term time only

Both options allow for up to 10 days annual leave within school terms

Post is also suitable for hybrid working arrangements

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, resilient and committed individual as our Trust Finance Officer. As a key member of the Trust, you will take a lead role in our central office team, working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Trust Business Manager and other central team colleagues to support the current and future activities of the Trust.

Together Learning Partnership currently comprises of two schools, Cleves Cross Primary and Nursery School, Ferryhill and Rosa Street Primary and Nursery School, Spennymoor. As a central member of the Trust you may be required to work across both sites during the working week. The Trust also works with other local authority maintained schools and you may work with staff at these schools too.

The successful applicant will be at minimum, AAT Level 3 qualified, and have experience of school finance and at least a basic knowledge of the Academy Trust Handbook. Experience of working with Iris Financial Services would be an advantage.

If you are a team player who is committed to the well-being and education of children and would like to work in a school environment, we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be someone who has:

• Previous experience in a similar role
• Experience of school financial procedures and statutory returns
• The ability to analyse complex data and produce comprehensive reports that meet the differing needs of stakeholders (teachers, governors, parents and others)
• A sound working knowledge of financial software programmes
• An excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel software
• Good organisational, time management and planning skills including the ability to be flexible in order to achieve targets

In return, we can offer you:

• An exciting opportunity to be a key part of a growing Trust
• A welcoming, caring Trust, where everyone is valued
• A dedicated and motivated staff team who strongly believe in teamwork and support each other fully
• A Trust that is creative, innovative and an exciting place to work
• A role that will grow with the Trust.

For further details or to arrange a visit to school please contact Karen Oliver, Trust Business Manager, by email at office@tlp.org.uk. Likewise, to arrange a confidential conversation with the CEO, please drop an email to the same address.

Applications must be returned to office@tlp.org.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 30th November 2023

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th December 2023

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.
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This job is closed for applications.