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Valence School

Finance Assistant

Part Time - 20 hours per week- Term Time

Kent Range 4 : £7,826 actual gross per annum (£17,498 FTE)

The 20 hours can be worked as 4 hours over 5 days or 5 hours over 4 days

Fixed term to July 2020 - subject to review

As a Finance Assistant you will provide general finance and payroll administrative support, to facilitate the efficient and effective use of the school's budget and will be required to maintain accurate finance systems and process invoices.

You will have GCSE grade A-C in Maths & English, and have finance knowledge/skills. Experience of working in a finance role, particularly working in an environment which is financially regulated and previous school experience (including knowledge of FMS6 and Sage) is preferred but not essential.

Excellent literacy & numeracy skills along with keyboard skills, applied with precision and speed, an ability to prioritise workloads and to work to deadlines is essential.

An awareness of Data Protection and confidentially issues is required along with the ability to understand information and advise and liaise with others accordingly. You will be a good communicator, self-motivated, trustworthy and have a flexible approach with the ability to use your initiative.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  To apply complete the attached application form and email to the HR  Team on  For further details please visit or contact HR on 01959 567841.

Closing date for applications Thursday 12 March 2020

Interviews to take place on Tuesday 24 March 2020

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting every student's welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Two references will be taken up before interview and the successful applicants will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.