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Finance Assistant – External Reporting & Processing

Scale 3/4: £22,185 to £24,256 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Sutton, Surrey, SM2
Full time, 36 hours per week, throughout the year
Closing Date: 30/11/2021

Job Details

We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person to join our Finance team. The role involves providing assistance to our Head of External Reporting and Processing dealing the preparation of annual statutory accounts, submission of financial returns, monthly consolidated Management Accounts and annual Budget reports and supporting the compliance process.

Finance Assistant JD and Person Spec – Nov 2021

Person Specification

You will have experience of computerised software (ideally financial) and working with spreadsheets and be willing to study towards a professional finance qualification. You will possess strong IT skills, organisational and time management skills. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to priorities a busy workload effectively and work as part of a team.

Further Information

What makes working at OHC&AT uniquely rewarding is that we are a family of College centres and schools, fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities and we are all passionately committed about putting the students and their individual outcomes at the heart of everything we do. We currently have 4 regional hubs – North West London/Slough, South West London, Sutton and Croydon and Surrey & Sussex.

For children and young people, especially those with special educational needs or who experience other barriers to learning, our world can present many challenges. All young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions, with meaningful education, work and life experiences to draw on. This is the confidence that we aim to deliver.

We are steadily extending the reach of our provision within our local communities from primary through secondary to further education, smoothing transitions and giving pupils and students the benefit of expertise generated from our collegiate approach to knowledge-sharing amongst our staff. All of this is underpinned by a suite of shared services whose expert staff work closely with students and staff in each school/College centre and with affiliates and commissioning organisations to improve educational and operational quality at every level to benefit our students.

The Finance team is based in Sutton but there is an expectation that you will travel to all centres as required.

 We can offer you:

  • Competitive pension scheme (LGPS)
  • A supportive team
  • Perkbox benefits package offering numerous discounts across stores, gyms, supermarket discounts, as well as supporting staff with their financial, physical and emotional well-being

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 30th November 2021

Interview Date: w/c 6th December 2021

We may close this advert and interview before the closing date if we receive applications from exceptional candidates.

OHC&AT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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