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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover)

02 Dec 2019   |   Wellspring Academy Trust   |   £26,010 to £31,212


Salary £26,010 to £31,212 (dependent on experience)
Work Commitment 37.5 hours, 52 weeks per year
Academy Wellspring Academy Trust – Central Support Team
Region Barnsley
Reporting to Trust Finance Officer
Start Date As soon as possible
Closing Date Monday 16th December 2019, at 12noon
Interview Date Wednesday 18th December 2019



Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust with twenty-three Academies across Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Humber. The Trust also provides a range of extended services providing mental health services for the NHS, social care services for young adults and outreach behaviour and care support services. As a Trust we are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve.

In order to cover maternity leave, we are seeking to recruit a Finance Officer to support in the maintenance and reconciliation of the Trust’s accounts, support the Trust’s processing team and assisting in budget monitoring for our academies and business units. This post would be based at the Barnsley Head Office.

We are interested in hearing from people who:

  • Have a strong professional background in finance.
  • Are self-motivated, customer focused and organised.
  • Have a commitment to supporting the work of education leaders to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people.Finance experience is essential, as is the ability to multi-task and work flexibly within a team environment, whilst having the ability to effectively manage their own workload, delivering against agreed objectives and targets.

For informal enquiries, please contact Joanna Hague at



Application Form – Central Team

Finance Officer JD&PS MAT COVER


How to apply

Completed applications are to be sent to Eleanor Boast via email to or post to Eleanor Boast, Wellspring Academy Trust, Digital Media Centre, County Way, Barnsley, S70 2JW


Disclosure & Barring Service

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

All applicants need to complete the attached Equal Opportunities form. Please click link for further details

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