The Lumen Learning Trust is looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to work within the central finance & operations team. The role will focus on processing the purchase ledger, online payments and income statements for all schools within the trust, along with query resolution for all areas.
This is a part-time, term time role and will suit someone looking to flourish in a central role, working across the trust and building relationships with all the schools within the trust.
The processing tasks will include routine financial tasks such as inputting purchase ledger invoices for all schools and the central location, posting journals for online payments received across the trust, processing sales remittances and sales invoices. There is an element of basic reconciliation and query resolution, from both suppliers and school offices and other ad hoc tasks as required.
The successful candidate must be numerate, have excellent attention to detail, demonstrate a professional approach, be happy to work on their own, to team deadlines, as well as part of a larger team spread over all schools within the trust and have excellent communication, ICT (especially Excel) and organisational skills.
More information about our Schools and the Lumen Learning Trust may be found in our recruitment brochure and by visiting our website.
Start Date: March 2023
Hours: 10 hours per week, 9:30am to 2:30pm Thursday and Friday, 39 weeks a year (term time plus 5 inset days). Flexible working and working from home may be considered when established in role.
Pay Scale: PS4 £20,722 - £22,716 full time equivalent, £4,952 - £5,527 actual (salary dependent on experience)
Location: Saxon Primary School
Closing date: Friday 3rd February 2023, 9am
Interviews: Friday 10th February 2023
How to apply: Please complete the application form found on Eteach; we do not accept CVs.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. You are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings which are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out*), as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended). You are also required to disclose any pending criminal proceedings against you or current police investigations, including those relating to other employment or matters outside work. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from taking up appointment; it will depend on the nature of the offence(s) and their relevance to the post you are applying for. However, should you not declare any of the above and this is subsequently revealed, for example through the DBS check, then this may place your employment in jeopardy. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence and with due regard to the ROA and data protection legislation.
Lumen Learning Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To achieve this, we will ensure continuous improvement and development of robust Safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of Safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please note that under safer recruitment practices Lumen Learning Trust cannot accept CVs or letters in place of completed application forms.
We welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.