Finance Manager, Maidstone, Kent

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Maidstone Grammar School for GirlsMaidstone, Kent
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Start date: March/April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Kent Range 8 £124,473-£28,047 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Finance Manager

Required from March/April 2018 

Full Time 37 hours per week – all year round

Kent Scheme Salaries Range 8: £24,473-£28,047 per annum 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to lead our team of committed office professionals. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate and liaise effectively to/with a variety of stakeholders, capacity for hard work and high expectations of self and others along with an ability to work under pressure and to balance potentially conflicting demands. 

It is essential that the post holder has experience of budget setting and monitoring, accounting techniques and production of reports and strong ICT skills, including finance software and the ability to analyse accounts. A knowledge of FMS, BPS and Google Apps is desirable.

Summary of Job:

  • Overall responsibility for the smooth running of the finance office and ensuring that the financial processes and procedures of the school comply with the requirements of meeting the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS).
  • Line manage the finance office staff,  including appraisal and the delegation of tasks to appropriate members of staff.

Applicants will show a commitment to support the ethos of the school and an ability to implement its policies, including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety. Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of over 1200 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 320. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development, generous holiday entitlement, as well as healthcare scheme.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website Applicants should complete the KCC application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA. If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher via email:

Applications welcomed immediately

Closing Date:  noon on Monday, 19th February 2018

Interviews: Wednesday, 21st February 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

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More about Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
Address: Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1622 752103