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Academy Finance Manager

£59000 - £65000 per annum
Education: Finance & Resources
23-01-2024 05:01 PM
Luke Johnson
My client is North London based Academy, looking to recruit an Academy Finance Manager.

Leading a small finance team, this is the senior finance role for the school, sits on the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly into the Headteacher.

The role holds responsibility for:

  • Providing financial leadership and professional financial management for the school, focusing on budget setting and management  
  • Delivering comprehensive financial planning, ensuring robust financial systems and controls across the department
  • Overseeing of income and expenditure, supported by the finance team
  • Provision of a raft of reporting and financial insight for governors, headteacher and senior leadership team
  • The line management of a small finance team staff including their induction, training and appraisal
  • Commercial input to estates and grounds by maximising income from facilities
  • Ensuring best value for money on procurement of supplies and services

Applications are sought from individuals ideally with previous schools experience and certainly supported by ACCA, ACA or CIMA near or full qualifications. The role is offered on a term time plus an agreed number of extra weeks, primarily in the summer holiday.

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