Senior Finance Officer

Folio Education TrustSouth Croydon , CR2 7HY

Varied Finance role with scope for career development.

Full Time role - 36 hours per week

If you enjoy financial analysis, providing first class support and service within a finance function, you would be welcomed as part of our dedicated, central Finance support team. We need someone dedicated to support us develop and deliver a service that listens, adapts and provides solutions in an empathetic and transparent way. Based at Coombe Wood School, the team works across schools in Wallington and South Croydon. Education provides an exciting, innovative, changing workplace and this role is growing with the natural expansion of this successful 4-school multi-academy (MAT) trust in South London. 

In addition to expected financial skills, we seek someone with a confident and friendly professional manner, as you will be the first point of contact for many staff in the schools we support. It is a varied role where you will be required to visit different schools during your week. Folio has a good reputation for career development and internal succession planning, so we offer training in any necessary systems and associated technologies to build upon your existing experience, as well as continuing professional development. 

The MAT comprises an established, outstanding boys’ grammar with mixed sixth form, a primary school, a junior school and a brand new secondary phase, comprehensive free school, Coombe Wood School: the last opened in 2018 and in its state-of-the-art £35M building with the adjacent brand new sports complex, situated opposite Lloyd Park. 

Application Procedure 

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For enquires about the role please contact Aisling Hanly,  or Richard Baker  .

Please email your completed applications to  in compliance with safer recruitment guidelines CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 9am Friday 17th September 2021

Interviews: Planned 22nd / 23rd September - 

You are recommended to apply promptly


Folio Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employment checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

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