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Apprentice Finance Officer
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/19/107848
  • Published: Tue 03/09/2019, 11:10 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 13/09/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, fixed term / 15 months
  • Salary: £8.00 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Mission Grove Primary School, Buxton Road, Walthamstow, London , Waltham Forest

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Apprentice Finance Officer

Mission Grove Primary School is looking to recruit an efficient and enthusiastic finance apprentice to work closely with the School Business Manager and Finance Support Officer with all financial procedures undertaken in school.

The role will follow financial regulations and will include managing and processing purchase orders, invoices and payments.  You will be trained in using the schools finance system (FMS) and the school’s asset management system.  You will assist, and eventually, produce a wide range of reports including budget monitoring reports.

You will be responsible for preparing all banking and reconciling the bank accounts held.

As part of this role, you will be working closely with the Headteacher undertaking PA duties when required.

Applicants should be:

         An experienced administrator

  • A team player who is friendly, positive, proactive and has good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • An excellent communicator

 We can offer:

  • Support within an established team
  • Lively and enthusiastic children
  • Support whilst undertaking AAT qualification, including one day a week off site training

 Application packs are available to download from the school website or Jobs Go Public.

Completed forms should be sent via email to or posted to the Buxton Road address detailed above.

Only applications submitted on the local authority application form will be considered.

Mission Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers.  The successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS.

Closing Date:                     Monday 16th September 2019

Interview date:                 Week commencing 23rd September 2019

 As part of the apprentice programme, shortlisted applicants will be invited to an Information Session undertaken by the Training Provider prior to being offered an interview with the school.