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School Financial Administrator, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £12 - £13 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions Education are looking to appoint an experienced School Financial Administrator, to provide temporary support to schools in Cardiff.

All applicants must be flexible, reliable and adaptable, as the nature of the role will require you to work in various local schools, covering long and short-term internal staff absences. The working hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4pm, term-time only.

Our clients are seeking hardworking and professional individuals, with previous experience working in schools and an excellent knowledge of school finance functions, systems and procedures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing school finances and must be confident working both independently and with the senior leadership team.

*As an industry leading education agency, we have regular work available in this area, however, please be advised that this advertisement is not for a specific role and work availability is based on school requirements.

Job Specification

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 Ltd 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

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