Accounts Assistant

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Job Purpose:

The role may encompass all of the following duties, the exact duties, responsibilities and balance of workload will be determined in discussion with the post holder’s line manager.

Principal Duties:

– Budgeting – Distribute monthly budget reports and resolve queries on a timely basis
– Treasury – Administration of all banking facilities, including House and Foundation accounts, all debit, credit and FX cards and cash
– Purchase Ledger – Assist in purchase ledger invoice processing
– Administration of all outgoing direct debits
– Nominal Ledger – Posting of nominal ledger journals relating to payroll, casual drivers and special catering
– Reconciliations – Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all bank and cash accounts
– Provision of holiday cover as and when required
– Any other duties which may reasonably be asked from time to time

Essential / Desirable Knowledge:

– MS Office
– Good knowledge of safeguarding in schools


– High level of organisational skills
– Strong attention to detail
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Good English skills, both written and oral
– Excellent MS Office and Excel skills


– Office-based, administrative work
– Data-inputting
– Previous accounts experience

Personal Attributes:

– Excellent time management
– Professional attitude
– A strong willingness to learn


– Educated to GCSE Level or equivalent

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.