School Finance Administrator

  • Location
    Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

JOB TITLE: School Finance Administrator - Immediate Start

LOCATION: Bridgwater, Somerset

HOURLY RATE: £10.00 per hour

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:30am till 3:30pm (term time, plus 8 additional days)

BENEFITS: We would love for you to join us as a temporary candidate. Temping for Office Angels comes with some great perks including…

  • Weekly pay

  • Access to Boost - our exclusive platform with discounts on hundreds of retailers, a wellbeing hub with recipes, an exercise area and a mindfulness section with blogs & videos

  • Direct access to Able Futures - Mental health support for people in work

  • Eye Care Vouchers

  • Pension Scheme

  • Temporary candidate of the month award

  • Temporary candidate lunches/treats

  • Online timesheets

  • A dedicated consultant as an additional layer of support

THE ROLE: We are recruiting for a highly organised and experienced Finance Administrator to join a friendly and welcoming School based in Bridgwater who are well known for maintaining a good quality of education. This role is being offered as a Maternity cover until December 2022, initially temping through Office Angels therefore you must be available immediately or on a short notice period.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing and despatching orders for all goods on behalf of budget holders, on receipt of internal requisition forms

  • Ensuring that BACS payments are only produced on the due date to gain maximum interest on bank balances

  • Receiving and checking deliveries against orders

  • Advising budget holders on use of suppliers, discounts available

  • Run monthly budget holder reports and distribute to the Heads of Departments

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date computerised records, accounts and other records in respect of Schools' finances

  • Assisting with trip payments/reconciliation

  • Journal work including School charge card reconciliations; department photocopying/printing recharges

  • Preparing income received for banking

  • Receiving and checking money collected on a daily basis (eg trips, sponsored events, exam fees etc) and ensure it is correctly recorded

  • Other administration duties to ensure smooth running of the department

The successful candidate must have strong administration and finance skills, ideally within an educational setting as you will be required to have an understanding of the importance of safeguarding. You will need to be computer literate along with having a professional telephone manner, high attention to detail and strong communication skills.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS will be required prior to commencing employment. If you have a recent DBS or are subscribed to the update service this would be desirable, however a full DBS check can be completed prior to the role commencing.

If you are interested in this role and are available to immediately, please apply online or send your CV to, alternatively you can contact the team on 01823 285440.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Ellie Peverall