Finance Officer

Philosophy Education


Our Barnet client is seeking to appoint a full-time Finance Officer (41 weeks per annum, term-time + 2 weeks) to join their dynamic, busy and friendly Business Support Team. The successful candidate will play a key role in the day to day finance activities within the school, with responsibilities including the processing of all orders, invoices and payments, and managing the general ledger.

Our client is a large, thriving, over-subscribed and diverse north London school where a belief in growth mindset underpins all aspects of school life. The school is a supportive, creative and close-knit community where student behaviour is excellent and staff retention is high. An emphasis on both academic and pastoral support for staff and students has helped to shape our clearly defined culture and ethos which promotes wellbeing as well as success.

The ability to plan and organise effectively as well as experience of financial procedures are essential to the role. The successful candidate will be flexible, have excellent numeracy and communication skills, and able to form positive relationships within the school community. There will also be opportunity to get involved in the wider life of the school including enrichment clubs and whole school events. 


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.