Finance Officer


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Finance Officer to join our finance team at Sexey’s School.

As the Finance Officer, you will be responsible for overseeing the purchase and nominal ledger, monitoring budgets and preparing financial reports.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and well organised. You will have strong IT skills and experience of accounting software packages. Good communication skills are essential as well as an approachable and flexible manner. Experience in the education sector would be an advantage but not essential.

If you think you possess the qualities and experience we are looking for, we would very much like to hear from you.

In return, we offer excellent CPD opportunities, a supportive staff body and the opportunity to work in a high performing State Boarding School.

Salary – Grade 12, £23,515 – £26,502 (Actual) £26,421 – £29,777 (FTE)

Full-time 37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 weeks (40 working weeks)

12 Months Fixed Term Contract initially, pending a staffing review and growth of the Trust.

Closing date: noon on 19 September 2023

To view the Job Description, Person Specification and to apply please click here.

For vacancies at Sexey’s School and all other schools within the Quantock Education Trust, and for details of the application process, please visit the Quantock Education Trust Vacancies page.

If you have any questions about any of the vacancies advertised or would like to speak to someone about working at Sexey’s School, please contact the HR Department on email: or Tel: 01278 455531

Working within the Quantock Education Trust (QET) offers:

  • A personalised professional development programme.
  • An inspirational staff team who willingly support each other.
  • A caring ethos that inspires success for all.
  • Well motivated and enthusiastic learners.
  • A wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • A full programme of induction and support for new staff.
  • A culture of high expectation and professional standards.

The Quantock Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The QET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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