Finance Officer Vacancy

25 Mar 2019

Finance Officer Vacancy (Closing date 23rd April)


Job Advertisement

Finance Officer

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Officer!

Davidson Primary Academy are seeking to appoint a confident, numerate and well organised Finance Officer.  The Finance Officer will be working closely with the Trust’s Chief Financial Officer in managing the Academy finances. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting in the operation of the Academy’s accounting system, raising purchase orders, entering sales and purchase invoices, assisting with income and petty cash claims; issuing invoices for the hire of school buildings, undertaking bank reconciliations and all associated filing etc.

Successful applicants will need to:

  • Ideally have experience of working in Schools/Academies
  • Hold a finance qualification such as AAT or equivalent
  • Have excellent numeracy and administrative skills
  • Good knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Be highly organized and skilled at managing systems
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Have the ability to multi-task and be able to problem solve
  • Maintain accurate records with the attention to detail
  • Monitor and review, and a clear system of record keeping
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Have the ability to form strong professional relationships at all levels;
  • Be ambitious and have the energy and creativity to make a significant contribution to the whole Trust.

Chancery Education Trust offers huge professional development prospects across all the Chancery Education Trust Academy sites.

Working for Chancery Education Trust, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best. All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on

teaching and learning. As a Chancery Education Trust employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD to enhance your professional growth.

At the heart of what we do is staff development and we are very proud of our Investors in People Gold Accreditation, which is awarded to only 2% of institutions, nationally.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed; please contact Mrs Rachel Penney on 020 8462 5867 Extn 3 or email to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

To apply for this position please download an Application Form from any of our Academy websites, , or websites, or via the London Borough of Bromley website or via the Chancery Education Trust website

Chancery Education Trust is committed to providing education and environments, which offer equality in opportunities and freedom from discrimination.  We believe that all pupils and members of staff should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential whatever their background, identity and circumstances. We are committed to creating a community that recognises and celebrates difference within a culture of respect and co-operation.

Chancery Education 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 offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. 


Phase Primary School
Academy/School Chancery Education Trust/Davidson Primary Academy
Type of Position Trust Facilities Manager/H&S Lead Officer
Salary Range Hours: 36 hours per week

Salary: £22,000 circa

Employment Type Permanent
Full-Time/Part-Time 40 Weeks
Start Date ASAP
Interview Date TBC
Closing Date 23rd April 2019


Click here to download the PDF Finance Officer Advert – Mar 2019
Click here to download the PDF Finance Officer Job Description Person Spec Mar 2019
Click here to download the word Finance Officer – Application Form Mar 2019
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