Finance Officer

9th March 2023
Crosshills, West Yorkshire
Job Type
Cross Hills


Our client based in Crosshills is looking to recruit a Finance Officer on a full time, temporary to permanent basis (Term time only)

Duties will include:

  • A clear understanding & responsibility for the safeguarding of students
  • To process orders and invoices for the school, including monitoring finance emails and sorting finance office post.
  • To count/record and bank all income for the school, including Parentpay transactions.
  • To monitor and order stock for central administration offices.
  • To deal with internal and external queries regarding orders and invoices.
  • To assist with weekly BACs payment runs and faster payments.
  • Sort incoming parcels for faculties and departments for distribution by caretakers, and also distribute parcels when possible, within school.
  • To organise cash collections via G4S.
  • To process online purchase orders.
  • To reconcile credit card statements.
  • To enter recharges onto the system as necessary eg: photocopier, minibus, kitchen.
  • To reimburse, enter and reconcile petty cash.
  • To monitor and reconcile supplier statements.
  • Undertake any other duties that may from time-to-time be reasonably required to commensurate with the grading of the post.


Qualifications/ Experience/Skills:


  • Specific management & operational skills.
  • Extensive (3 years or more) relevant work-related experience in financial management and reporting.
  • Extensive computer & IT knowledge including accounting packages.
  • Understanding of and experience of implementing financial control systems.


Personal Qualities

  • Energy, resilience, and enthusiasm.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Calm, tolerant approach.
  • Smart appearance.
  • Self-motivated & motivational.
  • TO be able to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.


Disposition & Attitudes


  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of people, eg, outside agencies, staff, students.
  • Exceptional organiser.
  • Ability to manage time flexibly and effectively, and to cope with school life and to prioritise conflicting demands and pressures.
  • Ability to act on initiative and to work both within a team and to work independently when required.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Availability for evening meetings
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