Job Description

  • Job Reference:47611BR_1718032719

  • Job Type: Temporary

  • Job Industry: Educations

  • Contact Name: Brandon Robinson

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Finance Officer

  • Job Salary: £16 - £16 Per Hour

Job Start Date: ASAP

Portfolio Credit Control are currently partnered with a reputable education trust who are currently looking to expand the finance function with an Interim Finance Officer. A great opportunity to step into the education sector! This role is on-going interim contract paying £16p/h.

Core purpose

To provide a customer focussed service to the Trust and its schools by supporting the Finance Manager, in the delivery of the Trust strategy and local delivery plans, through the provision of high-quality professional support on a range of finance priorities.

Key responsibilities

* To assist with maintaining the UAE/MAT/UTC accounts, budgets and funds.
* To maintain and update the computerised (PS Financials) and manual records in relation to all financial transactions.
* To check all ESFA, Local Authority funding, and any other external income and raise any queries direct with the relevant body and highlight any discrepancies to the Finance Manager.
* To deal with all matters relating to Accounts Receivable including raising invoices and collecting monies for income owed to the UAE/MAT/UTC including lettings, services, lunches etc.
* To Review the Aged Debtors for UAE/MAT/UTC to ensure they are accurate and correct and that all sales invoices have been raised and monies collected on a timely basis.
* To deal with all matters relating to Accounts Payable, including processing, paying and reconciling invoices, account and delivery queries and departmental charging.
* To review the Aged Creditors for UAE/MAT/UTC to ensure they are accurate and correct and that all purchase invoices have been raised and monies paid on a timely basis. This includes reflecting direct debits from suppliers, inputting correcting journals into PSF, and recovering overpaid accounts from suppliers.
* To assist the Finance Manager with the implementation of a procurement module on PSF for Principals and budget holders, providing any PSF training as necessary.
* To assist the Finance Manager in ensuring PSF Procurement process is followed correctly by all users; raising Purchase Order, Goods Received Note, matching of Invoice etc.
* To adhere to cash handling procedures and assist with the maintenance of petty cash administration.
* To manage the collection and banking of cash receipts.
* To assist with the preparation and checking of monthly payroll, liaising with the Payroll provider to ensure final reports are ready for review by Finance Manager by an agreed date each month.
* To oversee cashless catering payment systems to include catering, trips and print management.
* To assist the Finance Manager on a monthly basis in identifying and raising accruals (for expense items), accrued income (for income owed), prepayments (for expenses items paid in advance), and for deferred income (deferring income).
* To complete the monthly reconciliation of all control accounts including the bank account for UAE/MAT/UTC.
* To assist the Finance Manager in ensuring financial transactions are carried out in line with agreed Trust Financial Regulations.
* To actively assist the Finance Manager in the Year-End close down process, and to provide any supporting information or analysis to internal and external auditors as necessary.
* To assist the Finance Manager in other tasks that may be reasonably expected of this role.


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