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Fulston Manor School

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FMAT Trust Finance Officer

Job role: Trust Finance Office

Salary: FMAT Band E Point 1 £26,159 p.a. FT (Pro-rata £21,210 p.a.)

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract Status: Permanent

Contract Start Date: ASAP

Closing date:  Monday 15th February 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 1st February 2021


The Trust is looking to recruit a suitably qualified Finance Officer to take responsibility for the robust management of the Trust’s finances, as part an established Trust Business Team. The role will focus on 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 HR & Business Director and the Trust Finance & Operations Manager in all aspects of financial management and planning

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.

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 Director with a covering letter (email acceptable) to [email protected]  Applications by CV will not be accepted.

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

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’