Job Title:

School Bursar


Barnet, London

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0330 1244 363

Job reference:

Bursar/ Barnet


MAT Recruitment are working with a fantastic independent Primary School in Barnet to recruit a self-motivated and highly-organised Bursar to start as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be involved in all non-academic aspects of running the school and will be experienced in dealing with all financial matters. The Bursar will need to be able to support the Headteacher, working towards a shared vision to offer fantastic education whilst maintaining a strong financial structure. They will also require initiative, ability and work in a team and great interpersonal skills. Whilst previous experience in a school is not essential, it is desirable.

The Bursar will be responsible to the Trust Board for the conduct of the financial affairs and business management and to the Head Teacher for day-to-day administration and operational matters.

Duties include:

Day to day financial management of the school accounts
Monthly financial reporting to the Trust Board and Headteacher
Personnel management including pre-employment checks, obtaining HR advice and payroll checks
Responsibility for the health & safety,maintenance and upkeep of the school site and buildings
Contract management
This is a stand-alone role that requires a candidate who can independently provide advice, guidance and solutions on financial and compliance matters.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

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