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Assistant Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
England, Slough, Berkshire
GBP40000 - GBP53000 per annum
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
Local Education organisation.

Your new role
Assist with budget monitoring and operating of Trust school accounting data
To deputise for the Financial Controller when required
Budget monitoring across all schools within the Trust ensuring the schools uses its funding wisely and continues to gain value for money (vfm)
Ensure the transactional accounts of the Trust are accurate and in a fit and proper state for the Director of Finance, Internal Scrutiny Process and year-end External Audit
Ensure the finance ledger is accurate on a daily basis during the academic year
Overseeing accurate processing of invoices by the transactional team, as directed by the Finance Controller
Prepare and distribute the departmental/cost centre/budget holders reports as frequently as requested by the Financial Controller and Director of Finance
Adhere to the Finance office month end deadlines and task list
Prepare VAT monthly returns in readiness for the authorisation by the Finance Controller
Carry out routine invoicing for school lettings and financial management of the Trusts Charge cards
To quarterly update the Fixed Asset register across all schools in the Trust to meet budget monitoring and the year-end requirements
Monitor the use of asset and

What you'll need to succeed
EDUCATION EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL - Please do not apply if you do not have educational experience & are not part-qualified or qualified.
Part Qualified or Qualified is ESSENTIAL
Sage experience is desirable.

What you'll get in return
£40,000 - £53,000
Development is available and the opportunity to work with a collaborative and experienced team.
Office-based role
8.30am - 4.30pm or 9am - 5pm

What you need to do now
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