Director of Finance Bellevue Place Education Trust, Brent

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET)Brent

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £65,000 plus pay award and performance reward (non-cash incentive) scheme
Contract term: Permanent

Arrangement: Full Time – 36 hours per week (including school holidays) 

Location: Central London

This is an exciting opportunity to work with seven primary schools across London to make a real difference to the lives of young people we serve. We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to be our Director of Finance to work closely with the seven Headteachers to ensure that the budget and strong financial procedures are delivered.

With a centralised finance team, this role works directly with Headteachers to set and revise budgets, produce monthly budget monitoring, along with responsibility for the management accounts side of the Trust.  This provides direct working on all financial aspects of the Trust.

To be successful in the role, the successful candidate will require strong interpersonal skills, along with the strong financial expertise.  With an impressive track record of working at a senior level and experience of working with Headteachers is required and a commitment to help drive the delivery the BPET vision is key.  

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance has responsibility for the financial management of the Trust and for delivering on the Trust’s financial strategy. This role is the designated Chief Financial Officer for BPET and sits on the Central Senior Management Team.

You will be joining a successful multi academy trust, where schools are strong educationally with all being judged as Good or Outstanding by OfSTED.  Our financial systems are also very strong.  Most recent audits, internal and external, have been approved with no outstanding recommendations.  You will lead a strong, well-established finance team along with a strong network of Office Managers in the schools.

Download our application pack for full details of the role that includes the job description and person specification.  For more information or a discussion about the role, contact Sue Perry at or please visit for more information. 

Closing date for applications: 12.00 on Wednesday  23 October 2019.  Interviews will take place on Wednesday 30 October 2019.

The successful candidate will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of our safeguarding procedure.

More about Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET)
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: Central Trust Team, Kilburn Grange School, Priory Park Road, Kilburn, London, NW6 7UJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3108 0363
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Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET) is a multi academy trust that sponsors seven primary Free Schools across London. Our core purpose is to establish, maintain and manage state funded Free Schools.

All Bellevue Place Education Trust schools are foc...