Finance Oficer

Walsall, West Midlands
Per Annum
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reports to: Finance Officer


Full time – 37 Hours

All year round (including school holidays)

21 days holiday + 9 bank holidays (holiday out of term time only)

Working Hours: Monday – Thursday 8.15am – 4.15am, Friday 8.15am – 3.45pm (including a 30 minute lunch)


Matrix Academy Trust, Leamore Lane, Walsall, WS2 7NR



Main Purpose:

To provide finance and administrative support to the trust

Main Activities:

  • Processing of Invoices, checking to purchase orders, ensuring appropriate authorisation in accordance with agreed procedures and timescales
  • Investigating and resolving supplier invoices under query arranging returns and ensuring that refunds or credit notes are received
  • Production and Maintenance of each school Inventory
  • Timely invoice data capture for inventory update
  • Liaise with trust bankers regarding transaction detail when necessary
  • Input of standard information to the Finance system (suppliers, debtors etc.) in accordance with procedures
  • Ensure all VAT numbers are accurate and up to date
  • Authorising Orders as per correct procedure
  • Dealing with queries from suppliers, debtors, budget holders and other staff
  • Ad-hoc visits to the bank when necessary
  • Annual archiving of financial records including scanning, disposal and rotation
  • Provide information to auditors upon request
  • Assist with month end procedures
  • Record saleable stock on a monthly basis
  • Processing of all Direct Debits
  • Reconciliation of Supplier Statements
  • Monthly reconciliation of aged creditors
  • Monthly reconciliation of unauthorised invoices
  • Keep accurate data and financial records for all income and expenditure
  • To work within the parameters of the financial procedures and systems of the trust
  • Monthly Inter Account Transfers between each academies Public and School Funds
  • Assist in Financial Year End Procedure as directed by the CFO
  • Proactively implement the trusts financial procedures manual
  • Capture all Capital Expenditure for Finance Officer review

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