Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is an established Multi-Academy Trust of primary and secondary academies across the West Midlands.

Our reputation is built on our core values of innovation, collaboration and inspiring individuals within our care.

We want every single person that comes through the doors of one of our academies to leave having grown as an individual, in terms of their skill set and their respect for others.

We believe that every person who passes through our doors deserves the very best that we can offer. Everyone who works with and for the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust does so because they believe in children and want their futures to be happy and successful.

Post Summary

To be a valued member of the finance team by ensuring Thorns Collegiate Academy are compliant with current financial regulations and guidance, by providing financial management support to include purchase and sales ledger oversight, cash and bank management, assistance with the preparation of all required reports & returns, payroll monitoring, monitoring of funding and preparing information to enable the accounts team to prepare the statutory accounts and provision of information for internal and external auditors.

Key elements of the role

Budget Management, Cash & Bank, Preparation of Reports & Returns, Closure of accounts and Funding & Monitoring

To be the first point of contact for queries with budget and monitoring for the Principal and other budget holders within the Academy
To be responsible for the bank reconciliation and cash book
To be responsible for the maintenance of the financial systems to include purchase and sale ledger, the entering of income, petty cash, cash imprests, credit cards, coding of all transactions and any monthly and year end accounting adjustments
To be responsible for the control and monitoring of all funding streams, and any other income stream such as letting, ensuring cash is banked intact and in a timely manner and for any funded project ensuring income is collected linked to project milestones
To be responsible for the completion of the contract and lease file and the pecuniary interest and gift and hospitality register for the academy
To be responsible for the completion of the month end accounts to include the completion of a month end template and reconciliation of the trip’s ledger
To be responsible for monthly payroll monitoring and checking, including the and submittal of staff claim forms and expenses
To be responsible for the submittal of all relevant information to the central finance team about capital transactions
To provide daily management support to the finance assistant
To assist with the preparation of information for the annual budget and annual year end audit
To assist with the completion of information for any other relevant returns including IR35

Such other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post or to assist the Academy in the fulfilment of its objectives commensurate with the post holder’s salary grade, abilities, and aptitudes.

The Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

For further information or to apply for this role please follow the below link:

Closing Date: Tuesday 21st February 2023

Job Location : Brierley Hill
Company : Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust
Position : Finance Officer
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Employment : Full-Time
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Contact : Brierley Hill Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust Contact Number

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