Head of Finance
Salary: £38,000 - £45,000 dependent on qualifications and experience
Full time - with allocated holiday commensurate the grade of the post.
Hours: 40 hours per week (8.am to 5pm) although flexibility is required to attend after school meetings, such as Governors meetings.
To undertake this role you will you will need a high level of data fluency, with good planning and communication skills. You will also need expertise in accounting, managing budgets and forecasts, and successful experience of managing financial computer systems and financial controls. The annual financial statements are prepared in accordance with Financial Reporting Standards and are externally audited; budget reports and forecasts are submitted to the senior management team, and to the Governors’ Finance & Estates committee.
The role of Head of Finance will ideally suit candidates already working in a broad business support role or those candidates from a finance background. Professional support is available through the Trust’s collaborative work, access to forums for finance directors and through the national organisations for colleges, such as AoC and SFCA.