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Finance Officer - closing date 25th January

Finance Officer

Contract Type :                         Fixed Term – Term Time Only (including Inset Days)

                                        Plus an additional ten days per annum (as required)

                                                36 hours per week (10am to 6pm)

                                                Required immediately

Scale 6 (Point dependent upon experience)

Mission Grove Primary School is looking to recruit an efficient and enthusiastic Finance Officer to work closely with the School Business Manager 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 use the schools finance system (FMS) and the school’s asset management system.  You will produce a wide range of reports including budget monitoring reports.

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

Applicants should be:

  • An experienced finance officer
  • A team player who is friendly, positive, proactive and has good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • An excellent communicator
  • Have finance experience, ideally in a school setting

We can offer:

  • Support within an established team
  • Lively and enthusiastic children
  • Professional Development

Application packs are available to download from the school website, London Borough of Waltham Forest 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 and be required to complete the Disqualification by Association forms.

Closing Date:                Monday 25th January 2021

Interview date:             Week commencing 1st February 2021