Finance Officer vacancy at Achievement Through Collaboration Trust

Salary: £21,269.00 - £23,953.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Jenny Goy
Location: BB2 6TD
Closing Date: 17/05/2022 15:50

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 26/05/2022
Start Date: 01/07/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 37.00
Contracted Weeks: 52.00
Department: Finance
Pay Grade: Grade E (SCP 9-15)
Scale Point: 9-15
Pension LGPS Pension Scheme

Job Advert

Are you driven, motivated and want to make a difference in young people’s lives? 

Achievement through Collaboration Multi-Academy Trust are looking to develop the central team by appointing an experienced finance professional who can support the schools within the trust.  You will be based at the central team office in Blackburn but will regularly visit our school locations - from the rural countryside of Bowland to the seaside resort of Blackpool.  There is also the opportunity to work remotely from home when appropriate.

The Finance Officer will provide a remote finance service for a number of our schools. This will involve processing orders, invoices and other financial transactions on to our accounting software. You will support in the production of monthly management accounts and in the submission of statutory returns.  

The post will involve working with a wide range of stakeholders, including Headteachers, Operations Managers, other Finance Officers, the Trust Executive Team and many more to help enhance the education of young people.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about finance, who has excellent attention to detail and enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team.  In return we offer flexible working opportunities, career development as the trust grows and the opportunity to have a positive impact upon the education of young people.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jenny Goy (Director of Finance and Operations)

Closing date for applications: midday on Tuesday 17th May 2022

Interviews planned for Thursday 26th May 2022

File Attachments

File Name Description
Finance Officer Job Description (1).pdf Finance Officer Job Description
Finance Officer person spec (1).pdf Finance Officer Person Specification

Safeguarding Information

Achievement Through Collaboration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Achievement Through Collaboration Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
Commitment towards AAT qualification and membership Level 3 or equivalent work experience