Build a career at SBS

As a growing company SBS is always looking for experienced, professional staff to be part of its team which delivers a first class service to its customers.

If you are dynamic, experienced, professional and looking to work within a thriving company and any of the vacancies below are of interest to you, please download and complete an application form and send to SBS HR.

Company benefits include:

  • Pension scheme
  • Group profit share scheme
  • SBS bonus & commission incentive plan
  • Covered under our Death in Service Insurance Scheme
  • Discount voucher scheme

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School Business Services complies with all relevant UK legislation and does not discriminate on any protected characteristics.


Current jobs


Finance Consultant

Competitive salary + benefits

SBS are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of educational support services and due to continued growth we are looking to appoint a Finance Consultant to cover London and the surrounding area. This role will be working in a range of maintained, academy and free schools.

  • Confidence in using computerised financial systems, such as PS Financials, FMS, RM, Civica, Sage
  • Financial expertise, to ensure compliance when operating day to day finance processing
  • Experience of working within the Education Finance sector (desirable)
  • Aptitude for learning with a commitment to own CPD (both during and outside of working hours)
  • Excellent attention to detail and excel skills
  • Time management skills with the ability to support a variety of schools in a range of locations
  • Strong customer care skills
  • Ability to work within a team and manage own time effectively
  • Excellent IT and communication skills
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships
  • Highly professional and approachable manner
  • Ability to work flexibly to suit the environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to multiple sites

This is a full time permanent role (part time or term time may be considered for the right candidate). There is a significant travel requirement with this role, the main focus will be the London area (inner and outer London) with the occasional need for travel to other parts of the UK.

Any additional duties commensurate with the post as specified by the Finance & Business Manager.

Job Description → Person Specification →

If you are interested in the role please download an application form from above and send a completed version to us at sbshr@schoolbusinessservices.co.uk or via post to SBS House, Marshes End, Upton Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7AG

The closing date for completed applications is 16th May 2018.
Interviews will be taking place on 31st May and 1st June.


SBS Online Service Desk Assistant – 2 positions available

Competitive salary + benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic environment as part of a young and vibrant team. The role will be predominantly working to progress our flagship school budget management software. The post holder is expected to assist and support with multiple on-going company-wide projects covering a diverse range of initiatives. Additionally, to be actively involved with managing, developing and supporting SBS systems and partner systems.

SBS Online is our cloud-based budget management system for education. It provides up to ten year salary forecasting, budget formulation and reporting, but also allows schools to confidently forecast their year-end financial position. Further information on SBS Online click here

  • Fully computer literate with good knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and a working knowledge in Word and Powerpoint;
  • Educated to a good standard of education, ie minimum 5 GCSE’s with English and Maths at grade C or above;
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service;
  • Analytical with an adaptable mind-set;
  • A good communicator and able to work as part of a team and independently;
  • Well organised, self-motivated and enthusiastic;
  • Looking for an opportunity to shape and grow your career

Excellent customer service is an essential quality for all our staff to enable us to maintain our business and achieve our ambition. Although experience with SBS Online is an advantage full training will be given. There is room for progression within this role.

Position 1: Full time (35 hours) working Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Approximate start date is the beginning of July.
Position 2: Part time for approximately 25 hours a week, working term time only. Hours and times of work can be flexible for the right candidate.

Please note: this post is not based in a school, but will work from our Poole office providing remote support to a range of schools.

When applying please state which position you are applying for, if position two please state whether you would prefer full time or part time (and the number of hours).

Any additional duties commensurate with the post as specified by the Product Manager.

Job Description → Person Specification →

If you are interested in the role please download an application form from above and send a completed version to us at sbshr@schoolbusinessservices.co.uk or via post to SBS House, Marshes End, Upton Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7AG

The closing date for completed applications is Sunday 13th May 2018.


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