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Academy Finance Manager

Academy Finance Manager

Horbury Academy


  • Expired
£25,951 to £27,668
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Apply by:
20 September 2017

Job overview

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Manger to oversee and manage the delivery of a high quality financial service across the Academy, ensuring all financial recording systems are up to date and accurately maintained. 

The ideal Candidate will join a small team of two and will:- 

• Be degree educated with a professional accountancy qualification,with significant experience in budget management; 

• Have substantial knowledge of accounting procedures, statutory regulations and audit processes;

 • Possess outstanding analytical skills with an excellent eye for detail as well as the ability to work well under pressure to deadline; 

• Have a desire to support and work alongside our students as required and expected of all staff at the Academy, it is essential the ideal candidate is safe and suitable to work with children. 

Horbury Academy has:- 

• ambitious, eager to learn, well behaved  students who have the benefit of both an innovative curriculum and extra curriculum programme; 

 • a safe, caring environment where respect and consideration is taught, established and valued by all;  • warm, dedicated and well trained staff who are committed to doing their best for students every single day;

 • a number of benefits to offer  including an opportunity to join the Local Government Pensions Scheme, our childcare scheme, a cycle scheme, a savings scheme, Metro Card assistance; personal development opportunities; free car parking and an Academy restaurant offering very reasonably priced, home-made food.   

All prospective candidates are welcome to visit on Thursday 14th September at 3.30pm which will be an opportunity for you to meet our lovely staff and find out more about the Academy as an employer. Please call our reception to let them know.

Closing Date is Thursday 21st September at 12 noon. 

Application forms and details are below, please note CV’s will not be accepted. 

Horbury Academy is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance.  All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post.

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About Horbury Academy

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+44 1924 282740

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Horbury Academy is a mixed secondary academy, catering for pupils aged 11-16, situated on the outskirts of Wakefield. The academy building is purpose built, under one roof, allowing for a unique community and supportive feel.

Horbury Academy has gained a reputation for excellence, inspiring pupils to be the best versions of themselves and vowing that all lessons are engaging and purposeful. It strongly believes that all pupils are entitled to experience the full breadth of education and calls on pupils to demonstrate a thirst for learning and become increasingly independent. Its popularity results in Horbury Academy being continually over-subscribed.

Their strong tradition of success is built on a firm foundation of personalised pastoral care, ensuring a climate for learning that is calm, well ordered and secure. Recognising the hard work and efforts of pupils in their lessons, the academy puts learning and positive recognition of both staff and pupils, at the heart of its approach.

From securing academic success to securing success in extra-curricular activity, its staff are fully committed to ensuring that all pupils make the most of their time at Horbury Academy.

It understands that partnership is an important aspect to the ongoing development of schools and academies and with this in mind, it works alongside Ossett Academy & Accord Sixth Form, Horbury Primary Academy and Middlestown Primary Academy as part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust.

The vision of this partnership is to enhance both practice and knowledge of learning across primary and secondary education, whilst also providing access for pupils and staff to an even better range of opportunities in order to achieve excellence.

Principal: Mrs N Walker

View Horbury Academy's Latest Ofsted Report

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Applications closed