Chief Financial Officer, Eynsham, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Eynsham Partnership AcademyEynsham, Oxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 23 July 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LGPS Grade 18 + up to £3,013 top up allowance depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Eynsham Partnership Academy 

Chief Financial Officer 

Oxfordshire £60,000-£65,000 pa  

The Eynsham Partnership Academy is a Multi-Academy Trust based in West Oxfordshire and currently comprises one secondary and six primary schools, with a turnover of £11.3 million in 2016-17.   

The Trust is seeking to recruit a Chief Financial Officer from 23 July 2018, or sooner, with outstanding leadership and communication skills to play a key role in ensuring the Trust’s continued growth and success as it continues to develop and expand in scale and complexity.    

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (with a professional accountancy qualification and resulting CPD:  ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualification) or with evidence of qualification by experience, and a strong track record of effective financial management.  S/he will be experienced in working at senior level in a medium/large organisation, and able to lead, inspire, collaborate and challenge.  S/he will be a versatile thinker with a record of success in the delivery of support services and managing transformational growth and change, underpinned by a capacity to look forwards and outwards to develop and champion innovative solutions to challenges in an ever-changing environment.  Enthusiasm and a sense of humour will also be highly valued attributes.  

Experience of the education sector is not essential but a demonstrable commitment to the aims and values of the education trust will be expected.  

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

An application form and further details can be downloaded from    or contact Catherine Barker on 01865 881430 ext.279 or by email at    

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to to arrive by Midday on the closing date.  

Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 23 March 2018  

Successful candidates invited to interview will be informed by: Thursday 29 March 2018  

Interviews will be held on: 16-19th April 2018

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More about Eynsham Partnership Academy
Address: c/o Bartholomew School, Witney Road, Eynsham, Oxfordshire, OX29 4AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 881430