Finance Officer - 456753

Academy: The Alpha Academies Trust Role Type: Operational
Job Expiry Date: 30/06/2022
Address: Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent,ST2 0GA Job Expiry Time: 09:00am
Contract Type: Permanent Employment Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Term: Full Year Salary: Level 5, £20,444 to £22,571
Contract Length (If Temporary): Role Type: Operational
NQTs Considered: N/A Finance Officer June 2022 – Recruitment Pack


Chief Executive Officer: Mr S French


Required: As soon as possible

Finance Officer

37 Hours per Week, Full Year, Level 5

Actual Salary (£20,444 to £22,571)


Alpha Academies Trust is located in Stoke-on-Trent and consists of two Secondary Schools, three Primary Schools and a Central Office team. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Finance Officer to work in our busy Central team. Applications are invited from candidates who have excellent finance, administrative and interpersonal skills, with strong attention to detail and the dedication and enthusiasm to be part of a thoroughly committed team. The successful applicant must be flexible and show initiative with an excellent understanding of processing financial information. Applicants must be computer literate and proficient with the use of Word and Excel. Knowledge of PS Financials is desirable but not essential as training will be given. The successful applicant will:

  • Provide support to the central team with purchasing, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Contribute towards month end and year end procedures.
  • Contribute towards the efficient functioning of the Alpha central finance service.
  • Work within established procedures and guidelines and prioritise their day to day work.

Alpha Academies Trust’s Head Office is based on The Discovery Academy site, in Stoke on Trent. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to support the Alpha Central Team and make a significant contribution to financial processes within the Trust. The Alpha Academies Trust offers a benefits package which includes a good pension scheme, discounted gym membership, free parking, subsidised meals and Cyclescheme.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website,  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to quoting the job reference number detailed above.


Closing Date for this Post: Thursday 30th June 2022 at 9:00am
Interview Date: W/C Monday 4th July 2022

Click here to download an application form. Your application form should be emailed to as soon as possible and no later than the closing date given in the advert and application pack.