The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint a Finance Officer to provide effective financial administration for the Trust including maintenance of the accounting systems within statutory and regulatory framework and trust policies and procedures.
This role will report to the Finance Manager and the core responsibilities include:
- Accurate processing of all transactions for the Trust from initial order to payment.
- Following systems and processes to keep accurate records of the School finances
- Support the Finance Manager to ensure the School finance processes are robust and followed at all times.
We are looking for a candidate with:
Experience of working in a similar finance role
Good IT skills and confident in the use of Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Ability to communicate effectively
Strong attention to detail and able to produce work with a high level of accuracy
Good organisational and workload management skills specifically with the ability to prioritise own work and re-prioritise when necessary
Able to analyse information
Good problem solving ability
An understanding of the importance of confidentiality
About The Kingston Academy (TKA)
The Kingston Academy is an ambitious new state secondary school set up by The Kingston Educational Trust, a partnership between Kingston University, Kingston College and Royal Borough of Kingston. The over-riding aim of the school is to provide our pupils with an outstanding education and, in line with our school motto, to go beyond what schools ordinarily do. TKA first opened its doors to Year 7 pupils in September 2015. The school currently has five year groups (7, 8, 9, 10 and 11) and will grow annually by one additional group, to include a sixth form later this year.
What it means to work for TKA
You will be working as part of an engaged and motivated team within the context of a highly successful school.
As part of a growing school, you will have the opportunity for professional development.
The school has recently taken possession of state-of-the-art new facilities and is ideally located North Kingston.
TKA is an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' school and is highly popular with the local community.
Pay is competitive.
We are open to explore flexibility or part time options with you. If this is something you wish to discuss, please let us know along with your application.