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Senior Finance Officer

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Scale 6
Genesis Education Trust-St Mary's
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week. 1 FTE.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/02/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Senior Finance Officer

Salary: Scale 6

Employer: Genesis Education Trust

Location: St Saviour’s School Walthamstow

Contract Type: Term Time Only (45.6weeks)

Contract Term: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date: 28th February 2020

Observations & Interviews: TBC


We are looking to recruit a senior finance officer to assist in the day to day accounting procedures and recording of all financial transactions accurately on the financial software. You will provide effective and efficient support to manage school finances and payroll as directed by the Chief Operations Officer across the Trust, including aspects of budget setting and monitoring, procurement, income receipt, invoicing and VAT processing and claims procedures. Previous experience of PS Financials will be essential for this role.


Do you have:

  • Previous experience of working in an office Finance administration role.
  • Experience of using PS Financials
  • Good ICT skills.
  • Experience of processing invoices.
  • Excellent numeracy/literacy skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive payroll information in a confidential manner


We can offer:


  • Enthusiastic, well-behaved pupils who are eager to learn
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Hardworking, motivated and positive colleagues

Early application is encouraged as we review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert earlier than the stated deadline‚Äč

You will need to support the Christian ethos of the schools.

Contact Information

For an application pack and further details, please contact the school on 020 8520 0612 / 


St Saviour’s C of E Primary School, Verulam Avenue, Walthamstow E17 8ER

All completed applications should be returned to Alison Brown using the above contact details.

The Trust committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.