Trust Finance Assistant

Based at Forward Education Trust Head Office
Currently based within Brays School, Tile Cross, Leycroft Avenue Site, B33 9UF
Telephone: 07718 453473             Email:

Job Title Trust Finance Assistant
 Salary £18,000 - £25,000

The starting salary for this post is a spot point depending on experience and skills. There is a 2% uplift for acceptable performance each financial year at the end of each cycle

Contract Type  Full Time – Permanent 36.5 hours per week – All Year Round


Forward Education Trust is a newly created Trust in April 2017 formed from three special schools in Birmingham; Brays School, The Bridge School and Hallmoor School. Other schools will be joining the trust over the coming year. The schools deliver specialist education for pupils with complex special educational needs and disabilities.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a Finance Assistant to join our growing Multi Academy Trust. The trust wish to appoint an experienced Finance Assistant who is committed to their ongoing personal development and learning.

The successful candidate will support the Finance Officer, Finance Director, Finance Controller and the Executive Leadership Team by providing accurate and timely financial accounting support to the executive team.

The successful candidate will be professional, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. They will be able to multi task and deal accurately with the varied workload. They will have strong ICT, literacy and communication skills and good knowledge of accounting and double entry bookkeeping. The successful candidate will have experience of accounting via an accounting or finance degree or other post-16 qualification Candidates with demonstrable experience will also be considered.

In return we will provide you with a supportive executive team and ongoing professional development.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Contact us:

If you require further clarification about the role or an informal chat please contact: The Finance Manager for Forward Education Trust via email

For further details including the application form please visit our website at or contact Baljit Supra- PA to CEO, Forward Education Trust on 07718 453 473.

Closing Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019                    Interview Date: Friday 18th October 2019.

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