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Finance Administrator

Reference

PRI54231

Location

Unsted Park School & Sixth Form, Munstead Heath Road, Godalming, Near Guildford, Surrey, GU7 1UW

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£21,500 per annum

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed people in the sector.

Unsted Park School are looking to recruit a Finance Administrator to start as soon as possible. Previous experience working within an educational setting would be desirable but not essential. 

This post is responsible for assisting with all business support functions including Admin, HR, Payroll, Finance and exam administration support.  You will be responsible for reviewing the reducing budget spreadsheet and debit balances on a monthly basis and recover monies where applicable.  You will also be responsible for month end reconciliation, petty cash and ad-hoc financial activities. 

The role holder will undergo in-house training in a range of areas including Child Protection, Physical Intervention, Behavioural Management, Fire Prevention and Health & Safety at work and other specialist training related to the location as well as relevant CPD.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent standard, with a high level of English and numeracy, and should also possess excellent keyboard and PC skills including Word and Excel. Exceptional organisational skills are important for this role.     

Unsted Park School provides specialist education for boys and girls aged 7 to 19 with Asperger's Syndrome, higher functioning autism and associated disorders. It's our aim to allow all our young people to thrive effectively within an ever demanding and complex society. Students have ambitions to live and work as self-reliant adults and we can help pupils to reach their goals with continued support, structure and guidance.

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Closing Date

31/10/2021