Finance Assistant

England, Hertfordshire, Potters Bar
£23000 - £26000 per annum
12 Sep 2018
10 Oct 2018
Sonia Shah
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

Brilliant opportunity for someone looking for a new role, ideally to start in October in Potters Bar. This is a 13 month maternity cover Fixed Term Contract. Please note the candidate will need full DBS clearance either before or soon after their start date.

Client Details

The client are a leading school in the Education and Training sector. They are currently looking for an experienced, organised and personable candidate to join the Finance team covering Maternity as a Finance Assistant with billings experience.


As a Finance Assistant, your key responsibilities will be:

  • Billing of school fees, insurance and other charges and submitting invoices to the fee payer in time

  • Maintain and update the cash book

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Update and maintain pupil and fee payer database with leavers and joiners

  • Chasing payments

  • Query resolution

  • Ad hoc accounts duties


The successful candidate:

  • Ideally have a valid DBS check
  • Have experience working within a school
  • Have experience in a similar role within Finance - Accounts receivable, Credit Control, Billings in particular
  • Have experience with bank reconciliations
  • Be extremely organised and able to independently prioritise workload
  • Have a good telephone manner and written communication skills
  • Be on a maximum notice period of a month as the role is ideally due to start in October
  • Must be able to get to Potters Bar (parking is available)

Job Offer

On offer for the candidate is a competitive salary (dependent upon experience) with company benefits and a long term contract to start in October

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