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Join the Nexus team as a Central Finance Support Officer

We are seeking a highly competent, enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our central trust team, in the capacity of Finance Support Officer.

About the Trust

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with. We are a forward thinking and innovative Trust with collaboration, enrichment and improvement enshrined within our day to day practice ensuring that leaners and their families are always at the centre of what we do.

The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families. Please see a copy of our most recent prospectus, which is included in the recruitment pack for this advert.

Our Opportunity


As a Central Finance Support Officer, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day processing of financial transactions. Sitting within the Central Transactional Team, you will have responsibility for accurate and timely completion of financial tasks and transactions, including: raising and processing purchase orders; entering and processing invoices; checking supplier statements; setting up new suppliers; and entering various transactions into our finance system. You will support the team leader in checking payment runs, reclaiming VAT, assisting with internal and external audit queries, and improving coding accuracy across our schools. You will play a key role in providing financial support and advice to all schools within the trust.

The ideal candidate will bring enthusiasm, resilience and a proven track record of working in administrative finance setting.

GCSE Maths and English (or the equivalent) will be essential and experience of working within an educational setting though not essential would be beneficial.

What you can expect 

An exciting opportunity to join a growing Multi Academy Trust

An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system

Access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which includes pathways into Initial Teaching Training

Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly and supportive academies who together are helping to transform communities

The Trust works to local government terms and conditions, and the successful applicant will automatically be enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Further information 


For further information about the role, please email Karen Smith (ksmith@nexusmat.org). More information about Nexus Multi Academy Trust can be accessed at www.nexusmat.org

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

For more information and an application form to apply please go to Career List | Nexus Multi Academy Trust (nexusmat.org).

Please ensure that you include at least ONE A4 side in your personal statement and a full listing of your previous employment including any periods of unemployment. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted in application for this role.

Applications should be emailed to Maria Simpson at msimpson@nexusmat.org

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Application Pack

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Career salary

£24,496 - £26,845

Working hours

Full time, permanent (37 hours, 52 weeks)

Career location

Central Trust, South Yorkshire

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