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Finance Assistant (2 Posts)

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Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Ashbourne
Salary details
Scale 4 £22,369 - £24,054 FTE
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent and Fixed Term due to Maternity Cover
37 hours per week
Closing Date
11 December 2022
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QEGSMAT is seeking to appoint two Finance Assistants.  One post is permanent and the other is fixed term covering a maternity absence. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and forward-thinking education trust, currently of 7 academies, in Derbyshire, Derby City and Staffordshire.  Our aim is to ensure all our young people achieve the very best outcomes and leave education well prepared for the next steps in their lives based upon the principles of Question; Explore; Give; Succeed. 

The successful candidate will join our central team based in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, and be responsible for processing financial transactions, ensuring strong financial management, and ensuring that resources are used efficiently to improve outcomes for all the young people in our schools.    

The post holder will be dynamic, have good communication skills, be highly organised and have a proven ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines.   

Why work for us?

  • Continual access to CPD opportunities. QEGSMAT works with a large number of organisations to develop staff to fulfil their aspirations and potential.
  • All staff have access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. This can also include bespoke counselling sessions for staff if needed.
  • All roles are subject to nationally agreed terms and conditions of service.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employer contributions of currently 22.7%.
  • 22 days holiday rising to 25 days after five years’ service.
  • An extra 4 days’ leave (known as extra statutory and concessionary).
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Access to Flu Vaccines.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly. 

QEGSMAT is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a criminal offence to engage or seek to engage in regulated activity or regulated work with children, if you appear on the DBS barred list.  All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and be eligible to work in the UK.

Further information about our commitment to Safeguarding can be found - https://www.qegsmat.com/documents/safeguarding

If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Valerie Bostock, Head of Finance at bostock@qegsmat.com 

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council Website.

If you wish to apply for this role please visit https://www.qegsmat.com/current-vacancies/ where you can apply via TES.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.