Finance and Resources Assistant

Location: Stratford, London, E15 4LJ with opportunity for some home working (subject to a minimum number of days in the office)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week worked across five days

Salary: £23,921 – £26,960 per annum inclusive

Closing date: Monday 4 July 2022 at 10am

Interview dates: Monday 11 July 2022

This is a permanent position.

Our mission at School-Home Support is simple. We get children and young people back in school ready to learn, whatever it takes. The work we do is truly life changing, you should join us on this mission.

We are looking for a Finance and Resources Assistant to join our team and make a difference to the lives of the children and families we support. As the Finance and Resources Assistant, you will be responsible for the financial and office administration at SHS.

Working closely with the Finance Manager, your duties will include data entry, maintaining and running all aspects of the sales and purchase ledgers, project fund accounting and reporting, including tracking restricted funds and preparing journals for input into Sage. You will also assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts, performing bank and company credit card reconciliations and ensure all office procedures run smoothly. This role is an excellent opportunity for you to build on your existing experience.

You’ll have experience of:

  • delivering finance administration for a charity or not-for-profit organisation
  • project accounting and controlling restricted and unrestricted reserves
  • data entry and posting journals in SAGE 50
  • In addition, you’ll have an excellent attention to detail, communication skills and ability to work to deadlines.

To view the job description please click here.

To apply for the role, you will need to send your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to recruitment@shs.org.uk by 10am on Monday 4 July. The subject line in your email should be Finance and Resources Assistant.

At SHS we are committed to maximising staff wellbeing and creating an inclusive, safe environment where everyone feels comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. To find out more about our current initiatives and offerings, please view our EDI & Wellbeing initiatives document which you can find here.

As an employer we offer:

Generous annual leave entitlement – 28 days and bank holidays

Perkbox membership

Employee assistance programme

Life assurance

Pension scheme

For an informal and confidential chat about the role please email Daniel Newman, HR Manager at daniel.newman@shs.org.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please email recruitment@shs.org.uk or call HR on 020 7426 5000 if you need any special arrangements or adjustments to help you take part in this recruitment process.

School-Home Support​ ​takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. All roles at SHS are subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.