September 23, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for a Finance Officer to work within our Bursary.
£32,000 - £35,000 pa
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
October 02, 2022


Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm, 52 weeks per year 

King Alfred School (KAS) is a progressive independent school in idyllic grounds in North London. Our independence means that we can 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 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 Finance Officer will liaise with the administrative and teaching staff throughout the school.

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

It is essential that applicants: 

  • Are part-qualified, or qualified by experience, to take on the role.
  • 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.

To apply for this role please visit our website and apply via our online Application Form -

Closing date for applications: Midnight, 2 October 2022. 

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

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

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