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Senior Finance & Procurement Officer


Job Description:

We are seeking a Finance and Procurement Officer for a School Academy trust. 

Full Time, 37 hrs/week
£25,990 - £29,867
Based Swindon 

What will I be doing?

You will be working as part of the finance team to supervise admin and transaction processing for purchases made by the trust. You will work in support of the CFO.
  • To supervise the financial administration and transaction processing for Education Provision (EPs) undertaken by the Finance Officer (FO) team, including grant funding receipting, purchase order / invoice processing, sales invoice processing, petty cash and credit card transactions.
  • Lead the Finance Officers (FO’s), ensuring they are informed, developed and motivated to meet the required quality standards, deadlines and targets. 
  • Main point of contact for development, review and improvement of the Procurement and Competitive Tendering policy. Contribute to the development and implementation of new arrangements, such as supporting reviews of procurement processes.
  • Prepare reports and statistical information on procurement issues, as requested, to evidence and support decision and analyse levels of spend across departments and EPs and help identify areas for possible savings.

What do I need?
  • Strong numeracy/ literacy skills GCSE A – C in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Strong ICT skills and proficient in the use of Microsoft/Word/Excel
  • Energy, enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Self- motivated and committed to self-development and willing to learn
  • Book-keeping
  • Purchasing or Procurement administration experience
  • Experience of working in a team

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Education

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