Finance Assistant (E2083) - Accord Multi Academy Trust

The Accord Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Finance Assistant to provide a high-quality financial processing support service to the Trust Central Finance Team and contribute effectively to the wider Finance Team and all academies, including internal and external stakeholders. 

The successful candidate will be highly efficient, show attention to detail with a willingness to learn and develop within a professional and challenging environment. Some financial systems and procedures experience would be an advantage. 

You will be required to support the Finance Manager in all financial support functions including processing invoices accurately, processing BACS and cheque payments and raising sales invoicing across the academies within the Trust. 

You will have the ability to complete work carefully, accurately and to agreed deadlines, taking a pro-active approach to work to ensure that these deadlines are met, maintain attention to detail in all aspects of work.  

The Accord Multi Academy Trust was established in September 2016 and is currently made up of four academies who were the founding members of the Trust. The Trust is committed to providing world class education for all our young people within our community and as such we recognise the pivotal role that our staff team have in this respect. 

The Trust places at the heart of its development a commitment to high quality professional development for all staff who join the Trust. We understand that by investing in our staff we will create an organisation with a shared vision and values that will transform education for young people. 

Prospective applicants are welcome to visit prior to applying. We offer a supportive work environment with a dedicated and approachable central operational team and an educational strategy group who will work with you in order for you to reach your career goals and aspirations. 

We are confident that new staff joining our Trust will feel welcomed and happy to have chosen us. We encourage prospective applicants to visit prior to applying and to take a look at our website for further information regarding our ‘People Pledge’ and our recently launched Employee Benefit package Working For Our Trust - Accord (

For an informal discussion about this position please contact - or call on 01924 282748.

Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2023

Interviews likely to be held: week commencing 04 December 2023

Application forms are available from Vacancies - Accord (

Completed application forms to be returned to

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Accord Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to interview sooner than the specified dates above. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

We are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equity of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains high quality colleagues from all backgrounds and across all job roles at the Trust. We welcome and encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, other ethnic minority groups, individuals who identify as LGBT+; and/or are registered with a disability. Candidates will always be shortlisted based on the content of application against the job description and essential criteria without access to the personal details information. 

The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.





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