Salary:£17,413 - £18,431 (VTG6, SP15-18) per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits Package
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at 9:00. Interviews: TBC


Full-time, 37 hours per week all year round, to start as soon as possible

Salary: £17,413 - £18,431 (VTG6, SP15-18) per annum + Health Cash Plan and Benefits Package

Venturers Trust is a new Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 700 staff.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.

We are seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant - Purchase Ledger, to join our friendly finance team. Our ideal candidates will have preferably some academy or school experience as well as knowledge of a school based finance system such as Corero or PS Financials, Parent Pay and SIMS, however training will be provided for the use of these systems.

Reporting to the Financial Systems & Process Co-ordinator, you will be accountable for the whole purchase ledger process, from purchase orders through to invoices and reconciliation.  This is an indispensable service for the finance team, underpinning the wider financial stability of the business through robust processes and systems. 

The successful candidate will have:

• Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)

• English GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent

• Evidence of some training in accountancy or finance

• High degree of accuracy and good numeracy and literacy skills

• Minimum 2 years’ experience working in an accounts setting 

• Experience of purchase ledger 

• Experience of cash control and security, including petty cash 

• Experience of purchase order processes 

In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Higher Degree Support Funding, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.


Closing date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at 9:00    Interviews: TBC

Due to the expected volume of applications it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants. The Trust reserves the right to interview earlier for the right candidate.


Venturers Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff

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