Financial Services, Administration/ Office Support

Finance/Admin Assistant Apprentice

  • Croydon
  • £7.70
  • The Pegasus Academy Trust
  • 35-40 hours per week


Pegasus Academy Trust is a Multi Academy trust in Croydon, we run six schools with over 2000 children and 350 staff.


Pegasus Academy Trust is looking to employ an Apprentice Finance/ Admin assistant to work in our busy Head Office, which is based in one of our schools.


Responsibilities and Duties


  • Answering general telephone enquiries
  • Assist in arrangements for schools trips, events etc.
  • Provide general clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, filing, complete standard forms, respond to routine correspondence;
  • Maintain manual and computerised records/management information systems;
  • Validate invoice for correct authorisation, tally with orders, prices charged and VAT etc.
  • Code invoices to correct supplier and ledger codes
  • Input details to finance system including invoice number, value, VAT etc.
  • Ensure invoices are in payment processing in timely fashion
  • Assist finance officer with BACS processing
  • Check supplier invoices to statements and any overdue payment correspondence
  • Deal with queries from suppliers
  • Maintain PS Financials database - suppliers etc


  • Operate relevant equipment/ICT packages (e.g. Word, Excel, databases, spreadsheets, Internet);
  • Maintain stationery, stock and supplies, cataloguing and distributing as required;
  • Provide general advice and guidance to staff;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A Levels or 5 GCSEs
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills (will be tested at interview)
  • Good understanding of ‘Word’ and ‘Excel’ with good keyboard skills
  • Past experience in a clerical role OR appropriate work experience/demonstration of involvement in administration and organisation work in a voluntary capacity


Salary will be paid at an hourly rate of £7.70 per hour


The position is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure. The school is committed to safeguarding its students and staff


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