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Job Title: Finance Officer Reports to: Senior Finance Officer Works closely with: Trust Finance Manager, School Business Managers, and budget holders across the Trust Salary/Grade: Grade 6 (&163;21,228 - &163;23,860pa) Hours: Full Year, Full Time (37 hours per week) Overall Job Purpose: To work as part of the Central Finance Team in the provision of financial support across the Trust. Reporting to the Senior Finance Officer, carry out day-to-day finance, procurement and accounting functions in accordance with the Trust’s Finance Regulations Manual. Main Duties and Responsibilities: • Participate in rotas and schedules of work for the team to ensure all-year-round coverage of request and payment processing within the requirements of the Trust’s Finance Regulations Manual including Purchase Order conversion and issuing to suppliers. • Process purchase requests requiring use of corporate credit cards on behalf of budget holders from across the Trust. • Proactively notify schools of deliveries to be expected and follow up with Budget Holders to ensure Goods Receipting is undertaken in a timely fashion. • Undertake routine "housekeeping" checks on a rota basis to review outstanding Purchase Orders; Goods Receipting and other pending document types. • Process purchase invoices for authorisation. • Post nominal receipts for trips and related activities managed in ParentPay. • Prepare BACS and Faster Payment runs; compiling all information required to support the audit trail and enable review and authorisation. • Contact new suppliers to obtain independent verification of bank details to be used for Faster Payment/ BACS. • Compile month end prepayment and accruals schedules as part of month end procedures. • Provide support to Budget Holders across the trust in the use of finance systems and procedures. • Play a leading role by example in supporting compliance with Trust policies and procedures. • Any other reasonable duties commensurate with the level for the post, which may be required from time to time. The duties, responsibilities and accountabilities highlighted in this job description are indicative and may vary over time at the discretion of the Trust. Closing date: midnight on Sunday 7th March 2021 Interviews : expected to take place on Friday 12th March To apply : Early application is recommended as applications will be assessed upon receipt. Please visit the Vacancies section of our website and complete our online application form. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.