Finance Assistant

Brighton, East Sussex
Single Status Grade 5 Points 11 to 13 £17,178 to £18,070 pa
13 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Education, Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Approved by the Department for Education in 2014, The University of Brighton Academies Trust is led by a small team of senior managers who were involved in the success of the Hastings Academies Trust, and who work alongside colleagues from the university’s School of Education.

The University of Brighton Academies Trust builds on the University’s successful experience as lead sponsor of the Hastings Academies Trust and, after working closely together for several years, the two Trusts merged in September 2017.

We are now looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join the University of Brighton Academies Trust Finance Team. The key part of this role is to review and analyse information/data from Sage 200, and ensure that all reconciliations are accurate and complete.

The work will be varied and consist of providing financial information, creating and maintaining all sales, purchase and balance sheet ledgers as well as liaising with other academies re queries.

You will support other team members in preparing the weekly banking, petty cash and staff expenses as well as managing the payment runs for BACS transfers.

Candidates will need experience of working in a high volume accountancy or financial environment ideally with a strong working knowledge of Sage 200.  They will need to work to a high degree of accuracy and have attention to detail. They must also have a flexible attitude to work and a strong commitment to confidentiality, as well as excellent communications, interpersonal and organisational skills.

For more information on this role, please download the Job Description and Person Specification below, or to learn more about the trust, please visit our website at

To arrange a visit to our office, or to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact the HR Department on 01424 711925

Thank you for your interest.  

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