Chief Financial Officer, Highams Park, E4 9PJ

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Highams Park SchoolHighams Park, E4 9PJ

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Start date: May 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC point 43-46 £47,511- £50,448 (Outer London)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

The Chief Financial Officer will be directly responsible to the Principal who is the Accounting Officer for the Academy and is ultimately responsible for the proper financial conduct of the institution.
The Chief Financial Officer will provide advice on strategic financial issues, be responsible for financial management for the Academy and the leadership and management of the financial team. The Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the Academy’s Senior Management Team and is expected to bring a modern, business-like approach to the leadership of the finance function, running it as a highly competent and efficient service. The appointee will develop and deliver a proactive, customer–focused service.

The Chief Financial Officer will line manage the Finance Controller, the Finance Officer and link with the Data Support Services Manager for Educational Visits.

The team is responsible for all aspects of financial management.

In addition to leading the finance team, the Chief Financial Officer will contribute to strategy and policy development to support the academy’s aims and objectives, will ensure the provision of management information for the schools planning and monitoring systems, and will ensure the completion of statistical returns to external agencies.

Please email the school on  HR Manager, or go to our website to find out more. Please complete our application form (download from website) and return by midday 21 February 2020.

Early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled accordingly. Visits to the School can be arranged by contacting the HR Manager.

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More about Highams Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 34 Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London, E4 9PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 5274051
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Highams Park School is a mixed 11-18 comprehensive school serving the local area.

On the 1st October 2011 it became an Academy. As an Academy it is run by Highams Park Academy Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee. The Highams Park Academy ...