Overview

Salary: £20/hour (temp), £40,000 – £45,000 (perm)

A large and well-renowned school need a Finance Manager to start on the 1st August. The Finance Manager will start on a temporary contract but have the opportunity to be considered for the permanent position. The temp booking will last between 4-12 weeks depending on success rate of the permanent interviews. You will have a good chance at being offered the permanent position upon successful completion of the temp booking.

The Finance Manager will be joining a pleasant team of sociable and interesting professionals within an ideal location. You will be responsible for the management of two employees and report directly to the Director of Finance & Operations.

Essential:

  • Knowledge of PSFinancials or other finance systems
  • Experience of Line Management
  • Excellent ICT skills – confident and adept in use of Microsoft applications e.g. Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • First Class organisational and administrative skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines; systematic in approach to tasks, with attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the school community
  • Evidence of substantial finance experience in a complex organisation
  • Experience of building and managing a whole business budget
  • Experience of monthly reporting including presentation to senior managers
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of team

Desirable:

  • ACCA/SIMA/AAT
  • Experience of working in a school environment
  • Knowledge of SIMS
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues
  • Ability to work on long term projects

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary: £40-45k (paid at an hourly rate)
  • Hours: 36 per week all year round
  • Holiday: 30 days + 8 bank holidays

If you’re an experienced Finance Manager who is looking for a new opportunity and available to start working on August 1st, please get in touch asap!

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