The North West Academies Trust is made up of 7 primaries and 1 secondary school across Cheshire West and Shropshire, with a free school in pre-opening phase. Across the schools there are over 2000 pupils aged 2-16 and 200 plus staff.
An opportunity has arisen for a part time Finance Assistant to join the busy and growing Accounts Team within the Trust. This role is to assist with a wide range of finance and accounts functions. We are looking for someone who can provide support whilst working independently. A key skill of this role is the ability to balance the occasional conflicting demands on your time.
This role would ideally suit a candidate who has experience in finance with strong literary and numeracy skills. You’ll need to be well-organised, have excellent attention to detail, be customer service focused and have a good sense of humour to deal with the challenges of working in a fast paced environment.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
- Compiling and maintenance of financial records
- Processing of invoices
- Monitoring budgets
- Credit control
- General administration tasks
- 1-2 years' experience working in finance
- Sage experience is desirable
- Organised with a strong work ethic
- Analytical mind-set and data driven
We appreciate experience can exceed the skills and qualifications set out in the person specification. If this is you, we will welcome your application.
We’re serious about Safeguarding and Child Protection. Therefore, if successful, you must be willing to undergo thorough employment and character reference checks as well as an enhanced DBS check.
NWAT is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.