Regional Finance Manager - East and South Region, Surrey

Closing date:

Hillcroft Primary SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 17th February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: G8 £28,653 - £34,062 FTE per annum
Contract term: Permanent

GLF Schools are looking to appoint a Regional Finance Manager supporting the schools within our South and East region.


Your opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join one of our regional finance teams and, ultimately, to make a difference to the outcomes of the children and young people attending the schools within our Multi Academy Trust.


The Regional Finance Manager will work as part of the regional finance team, led by the Regional Finance Partner, to deliver an expert service to our schools, including:

  • managing the delivery of the monthly financial reports
  • overseeing transactional processing within the academies
  • preparing and monitoring budgets 
  • liaising with school-based colleagues as required


This role will be working specifically with the schools in our South & East region (Chestnut Park Primary, Floreat Wandsworth, Meridian High School, De Stafford School, Hillcroft Primary, Marden Lodge Primary, Warlingham Village Primary, Whyteleafe Primary, Lime Tree Primary, Merstham Park School, Merstham Primary,  Salfords Primary, Forge Wood Primary, Southgate Primary and Kilnwood Vale Primary).


The role will be based at De Stafford, in Caterham.


About GLF

GLF Schools currently has 40 schools located in Surrey, Wokingham, Croydon, Oxfordshire and West Sussex. Our vision is to raise the aspirations and achievement of all children within the GLF family of schools.


What we are looking for

  • Experience of producing financial accounts using financial systems
  • Experience of working within the education or charity sector
  • Experience of working within a Finance Department
  • Experience of using PSF Financials


Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Flexible Working
  • Staff Wellbeing
  • Career Pathways and Talent Management
  • Staff Benefits
  • Community and Collaboration
  • Valued Worker Scheme


The Details

Starting salary: G8 £28,653 - £34,062 FTE per annum (pro rata for part time / term time working patterns) 

Start date: ASAP

Advert Closing Date: Thursday 16th January

Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd January


We are happy to discuss flexible working options with interested candidates.


For more information about this role, please contact our central Recruitment team by calling 020 8716 4987.


GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



More about Hillcroft Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Chaldon Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5PG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1883 342606
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Hillcroft Primary School and Nursery serves a residential area in the centre of Caterham on the Hill. The number on roll is currently 435 including nursery.

All staff and Governors at Hillcroft Primary School share the school vision and are all invol...