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Tenax Schools Trust – Fordcombe CE Primary School

Finance Manager Vacancy

15 hours per week, term-time only plus 2 weeks in school holidays


We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to work at Fordcombe Primary School, part of the Tenax Schools Trust. 


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and adaptable finance professional to support the school’s Headteacher and Tenax Chief Finance Officer with the processing and management of school’s finances. Reporting to the CFO and working closely with the Headteacher and school office staff, the successful candidate will carry out core accounts processing and financial management for the school. You will be a person of integrity, extremely well organised, adaptable and be able to maintain confidentiality. This is a role for 15 hours per week (hours/days to be mutually agreed, with some flexibility) and based at Fordcombe Primary School.


Experience of working in a finance administration role is essential, as is a keen eye for detail, ability to work to deadlines, excellent numeracy skills, and a good working knowledge of MS Excel, and ideally finance systems especially Capita SIMS Financial Management System. Accountancy qualification or at least experience of working in a finance role desirable.


Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the post before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Catherine Dottridge, Tenax CFO,  by telephone: 01892 521595 or email: dottridge@tenaxschoolstrust.co.uk


Applications should be made online through Kent Teach at https://www.kent-teach.com/Recruitment/Vacancy/SearchResults.aspx?Keyword=fordcombe  by the closing date 12 noon, Friday 10th July 2020.  No CVs will be accepted.


Further details are included in the Job Description and Person Specification available on Kent Teach.


The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


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