Trust Finance Officer

  • FMAT Band E Point 1 £26,159 p.a. FTE
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Fulston Manor School

Job role: Trust Finance Officer

Salary: FMAT Band E Point 1 £26,159 p.a. FTE (Pro-rata £17,524 p.a.)

Hours: 27.5 hours per week Term Time Plus 4 weeks (2 weeks of the 4 weeks must be worked in August)

Contract Status: Permanent

Contract Start Date: ASAP

Closing date: Friday 23rd October 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 26th October 2020

The Trust is looking to recruit a suitably qualified Finance Officer to take responsibility for the robust management of the Trust’s finances, ensuring that resources are deployed effectively and efficiently to support the Trust’s aims and the long-term sustainability of the budget and to deliver a professional, efficient and effective finance service to the schools within the Trust.

Applicants should have experience in a Finance role and will have a working knowledge of finance and budgetary management.

The post holder will provide support to the Trust Finance & Operations Manager in all aspects of financial management.

What we are looking for:

• A good understanding and practical experience of financial management.

• Previous experience of working in an educational setting is desirable but not essential

• Previous experience of PSF software would be advantageous.

What Fulston Manor School can offer you:

• Encouragement to develop your career

• A friendly, strong and supportive team

• A family atmosphere with welcoming staff and students

• A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.

• To be part of a whole school team – working together to achieve and valuing every individual’s contribution

Fulston Manor is consistently one of the highest performing non-selective schools in Kent, this success is based on the quality of our staff and the excellence of our induction and support programmes. The school offers an outstanding learning environment for all its students.

Fulston Manor is focused on developing students into young citizens capable of making a difference. Here, at Fulston, we have a strong pastoral system at our core and we pride ourselves on being about strong traditional family values. All staff and students, who join us, are joining the Fulston family and we look forward to welcoming you to this community.

Our Trust Business Team supports all schools in the Trust in the areas of finance, payroll, Human Resources, and Facilities. This role will have day to day responsibility for the Trust finances reporting into the Trust Finance & Operations Manager.

The role is an immediate requirement within the Trust. If you are interested and would like to apply please complete the school’s application form and send this in to Suzanne Francis, Trust HR & Business Manager with a covering letter (email acceptable) to [email protected] Applications by CV or via agencies will not be accepted.

For any further information, however, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

A job description can be found on the school website - www.fulstonmanor.kent.sch.uk

We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early and to interview candidates during the advertisement window; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment’

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