Job Description

King Alfred School (KAS) is a progressive independent school in idyllic grounds in North London. Our independence means that we can be take a holistic approach to education, value the progress young people make in every area and experiment with innovative ideas.

We are looking for a Senior Finance Officer to work within our Bursary. The Bursary at King Alfred School comprises a small team of staff who manage the financial and administrative activities of the school. Each member of the team has their own expertise but are all expected to support each other and where necessary, step in for each other, to enable the smooth running of the Bursary.

As part of the role, the Senior Finance Officer will liaise with the administrative and teaching staff throughout the school.

The Senior Finance Officer will be assisted in maintaining the purchase ledger and accounting records by the Finance Officer.

It is essential that applicants:

  • are part-qualified, or qualified by experience, to take on the role
  • have experience in the production of management accounts
  • have excellent IT skills, especially in Excel
  • possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • are knowledgeable regarding accounting and administration systems

We encourage people from all sections of the community to apply and particularly welcome applicants from groups which are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 17th July 2022

We reserve the right to close the deadline early if we have sufficient applications.

Please see full details at Senior Finance Officer June 2022. To apply for this role please use our online Application Form.

All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and conviction can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website or at Unlock.