Finance Assistant

Tempest Education

South West London,


A ‘OUTSTANDING” Ofsted graded, 3 form entry Primary School based in Croydon, are looking to appoint a Finance Assistant on a temporary basis.

The role is to start ASAP and will continue for the rest of the academic year. There is also potential for this position to become permanent for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities include

  • Checking purchase invoices including totals and coding
  • Posting purchase invoices; both non-order and purchase order invoices
  • Posting purchase credit notes
  • Posting credit card forms and statement balances, matching off the balance to transactions
  • Posting staff expenses forms
  • Posting Bank statement transactions
  • Responding to supplier queries – telephone and email
  • Processing bank charges
  • Posting Direct Debit payments
  • Raising and sending sales invoices / sales credits
  • Chasing payment of sales invoices
  • Adding on new suppliers onto the finance system
  • Other relevant financial tasks deemed necessary by the School

    The School

  •           Personalised CPD Plan on offer for all new employees, including pathways to professional development opportunities
  •           Approachable Leadership team able to offer you support and guidance
  •           A calm, safe, expressive office environment with a social staff team

    The successful candidate will have previous Accounts payable / finance assistant experience with excellent IT skills and be a good communicator.

    To be eligible for this role you must

    Hold a current enhanced DBS certificate

    Have previous experience working in a School environment.


    To hear more about this position, or other more suitable finance roles, please apply with an up to date CV or contact Ben Fox on 0203 651 3181.

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    Job Information

    • Role: Finance Assistant
    • Role Type: Business Support
    • Region: South West London
    • Location: Croydon
    • Phase: Primary Schools
    • Hours: Contract
    • Status: Open
    • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
    • Reference: TR008453

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