Finance Assistant

  • Competitive
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Ashford School

Finance Assistant

Required immediately

Competitive Salary

Ashford School has a small but busy finance department. This role will be an integral part of the existing finance team, working to support the finance function for our Nurseries, our Senior School and Prep Schools.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail, who is flexible, adaptable and able to work on their own initiative but also as part of a team. The successful candidate will likely be studying towards AAT, already part qualified to L2 AAT, or possess 2 years+ experience working in a financial role. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of operational tasks which include purchase ledger processing and nominal ledger analysis and review, cash handling, fee billing etc.

In addition to a competitive salary, we can also offer you the opportunity to join our pension scheme, flexible benefits through the United Rewards Scheme including child care vouchers and free school lunches during term time.

This is a full-time post, working 08:00am to 17:00pm Monday to Friday on an all year round basis, although flexible working may be considered. For further details please contact the Deputy Bursar, Lynne Simmons ([email protected]).

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 1 November 2021

Note - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational, independent day and boarding schools, having twice been voted Independent School of the Year.  The School was endorsed as excellent in every category during the most recent inspection. 

Ashford School is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education across England. As a group, we achieve more by sharing than any single school could.

Ashford School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants

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