Trust Finance Officer

  • £25,681.50 FTE
  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Fulston Manor School

Job role: Trust Finance Officer

Salary: FMAT Band D Point 5 £25,681.50p.a. FTE

Pro-rata for part time hours and/or term time plus 4 weeks.

Contract Status: Permanent

Contract Start Date: March 2022

Hours: The role can be full or part time with a minimum of 21 hours per week to a maximum of 37 hours per week.

Please indicate if you are applying for full or part time on application form

Closing date: Friday 4th February 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: TBC

The Trust is looking to recruit an experienced Trust Finance Officer to work within the Trust Business Team being responsible for the robust management of the Trust’s finances, ensuring that resources are deployed effectively and efficiently to support the Trust’s aims and the long-term sustainability of the budget.

The successful candidate must have a high standard of general education, ideally to A Level, including English (written and spoken) and Maths as well as excellent IT and interpersonal skills and hold an AAT Level 3 or similar accounting qualification. They should be adaptable and flexible with a ‘can-do’ attitude and the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team to complete tasks conscientiously and to a high standard. The postholder will be expected to work in a sensitive and diplomatic manner, having regard for the confidential nature of their work.

The Trust Business Team provides HR, Payroll, Finance and Facilities Services to the Trust. This role is a key appointment within the team and comes with an appropriate level of responsibility for oversight of the finance function; supported by the Trust HR & Business Director.

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.

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 and application form can be found on the school website

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’

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