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Finance Assistant - Full-time

Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F75-2-S
  • Posted:27/09/2022
  • Pay:KR4 - KR5 following successful probation period
  • Start Date:31st October 2022
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:6th and 7th October 2022


Join our dynamic team at Central Services.  We have an exciting new position available based at our DEALT Central Services Team office in Northbourne CE Primary School for a permanent Purchase Ledger Administrator for 37 hours per week, term time.  Could you work in a busy office bouncing ideas off colleagues and have the opportunity of making the role your own.

Purpose of job

You will be responsible for the purchase ledger and purchase control function together with any reconciliations in this respect. You will also be working very closely with the CFO.

You will report to the CFO and be part of a team of 6 people in the Central Services team. You will work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation including, peers, managers, Headteachers and will work with volunteers/temporary staff/consultants as required. You will also work with contractors/suppliers, customers and agencies where appropriate.

Scope of job

The role involves a range of activities to support the purchase ledger function within the finance team.  This will include:

  1. Being the first point of contact for raising purchase invoices and purchase ledger control.
  2. Answering queries from suppliers and internal staff in relation to purchase invoices or purchase controls.
  3. Collation and reconciliation of Corporate Purchase Card statements.
  4. Reconciliation of the creditors control account and the detailed creditors listing by reconciling payments out of bank/cheque/credit card or any other portals to the purchase invoices received.
  5. Working with colleagues in the DEALT to obtain purchase orders and answer queries/support the work of the team by requesting timely invoices.





Information about the trust

Deal Education Alliance for Learning Trust are eight primary schools in Deal who have recently formed an exciting and unique partnership, through a ‘Mixed Multi Academy Trust’.

We see DEALT as an opportunity for true and meaningful collaboration, bringing incredible experiences to our children and schools. The strong local focus enables us to nurture and holistically attend to the educational growth of our families and communities.

In DEALT we are very proud of the values and distinctiveness of each of our schools. The structure of the MAT ensures high levels of autonomy, whilst ensuring support is available when needed.

A fundamental principle of DEALT is an unswerving commitment to integrity and transparency alongside a restless pursuit of excellence. Ultimately ensuring that every child in our care attends a GREAT school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Amanda Tancock
  • Address:Coldharbour Lane,
    CT14 0LP
  • Telephone: 01304 266044
  • Email: hr@dealt.org.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.