School Financial Administrator

Working as a School Finance Administrator is an essential role that enables the smooth running of the school. Financial Managers are responsible for:

  • Creating and updating spreadsheets of daily transactions
  • Managing accounts receivable and payable
  • And reviewing and processing reimbursements.

Responsibilities of a School Finance Administrator

School Finance Administrators are responsible for:

  • Updating financial records, assisting the School Business & Finance Manager in producing financial information
  • Maintaining a good working knowledge of Finance Systems and processes
  • Processing orders and invoices into the accounting system
  • Managing all enquiries, ensuring that responses are provided within agreed deadlines
  • Supporting the finance team in the provision of information to external agencies eg, HMRC, auditors and insurers
  • Supporting the finance team with the administration of company credit cards, insurance claims and collecting insurance renewal data
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • General administration, e.g scanning, archiving, data entry and daily banking
  • Supporting with general office duties.

Skills and experience required

To be a School Finance Administrator, you should be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven ability to work within tight timescales and manage own workload
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of finance systems and excellent knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience providing high quality administrative support in a finance environment.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry