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Trust Finance Assistant

Salary: FMAT Band C1 - £19,343.00

Contract Status: Permanent | Full Time

Contract Start Date: October 2022

Hours: 37 hours per week

Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 4.30pm, Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm 

Closing date: 28th September 2022

We reserve the right to close the advertisement early as we will be reviewing applications as they come in and may also conduct interviews during this period.

Interviews: w/c 3rd October 2022

Fulston Manor Academies Trust (FMAT) is looking to recruit an experienced Trust Finance Assistant to work within the Trust Business Team providing effective financial and administrative service to all schools across the Trust.

The role sits within the finance part of the Trust Business Team which provide finance, Human Recourse, Payroll & Pension, Facilities, and Catering services to all schools in the Trust. The workload is demanding, and we are looking for a team player who can contribute positively to the team.

Previous experience of working as a finance assistant, preferably in an education setting, with a good working knowledge of PS Financials is preferred; however, training can be provided. Excellent IT skills, including Office 365, are essential for this role.

The successful candidate must have a high standard of general education (ideally to A Level or equivalent) but must include English (written and spoken) and Maths GCSE or equivalent.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate that they are adaptable and flexible with a proactive attitude. The ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team to complete tasks conscientiously and to a high standard is essential. The post holder will be expected to work in a sensitive and diplomatic manner, having regard for the confidential nature of their work.

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.

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 or from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.

Please be advised this is a year-round, full time position. If this is not what you are looking for we would still encourage you to apply stating your preferred hours in your covering letter.

For any further information or an informal discussion about the role please do not hesitate to contact the Trust HR & Business Director on 01795 412600.

A job description is attached for further details.

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’