Finance Assistant

  • Competitive
  • Ashford, Kent
  • Ashford School

Finance Assistant, Ashford School

Required immediately

Competitive Salary

Ashford School has a small but busy finance department. This role will be an integral part of the existing finance team, working to support the finance function for our Nurseries, our Senior School and Prep Schools.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent organisational skills and an eye for detail, who is able to work on their own initiative but also as part of a team. The successful candidate will likely be studying towards an AAT qualification, or will possess 2 years+ experience working in a financial role. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of operational tasks which include purchase ledger processing, nominal ledger analysis and review, cash handling, fee billing etc.

In addition to a competitive salary, we can also offer you the opportunity to join our pension scheme, flexible benefits through the United Rewards Scheme including child care vouchers and free school lunches during term time.

This is a full-time post, working 08:00am to 17:00pm Monday to Friday on an all year round basis. For further details please contact the Finance Manager ([email protected])

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 4 February 2022

Note - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible

Ashford School is committed to safer recruitment, and this is central to the safeguarding of children and young people.

At this stage of the process, we will accept CVs to assess initial suitability for the role. In the event of a candidate progressing with their application, then we will require a full application form to be completed including a full history of employment in chronological order since leaving education. A member of the HR team will contact you if you are shortlisted and at the stage in the process when this will be required.

Ashford School is one of the UK's leading coeducational, independent day and boarding schools, having twice been voted Independent School of the Year.  The School was endorsed as excellent in every category during the most recent inspection. 

Ashford School is part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education across England. As a group, we achieve more by sharing than any single school could.

Ashford School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants

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