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Finance Business Partner

Inspire Partnership Academy TrustCentral London and Croydon

About Us

Inspire Partnership is an ambitious and growing multi academy Trust of nine schools situated in Greenwich, Croydon and Medway serving diverse, aspirant communities of learners. We have a track record of excellence and a national reputation for sustainable school improvement focused on our Partnership Values.

We want to appoint a skilled Finance Business Partner to our growing central team and would be keen to hear about your professional experience and what you can offer. As a partnership we always seek to attract the most aspirational and hard-working staff who share our belief that success is gained by developing a growth mindset; one which values effort and believes anything is possible.

Working for Inspire will provide exciting opportunities for candidates who are ambitious, creative and enjoy working in collaboration with others. This is an exciting time to join the Inspire Partnership as we grow the central team to strengthen the professional operational support for our schools.


The Role

The successful candidate will work closely with the Financial Controller and headteachers, with responsibility for budget management and financial procedures at two of our schools in Croydon - West Thornton Primary School and Forest Academy. The role will be based 3-4 days a week at the MAT central office near Tower Bridge, London, and 1-2 days a week at the schools. There may be scope to work 1 day a week from home. 

The ideal candidate will be hard working, demonstrate a strong interest in the education sector, and have high attention to detail. They should be part-qualified with an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), have experience in financial budgeting and reporting, and communicate financial information effectively with leaders and colleagues at all levels.

The role offers 28 days annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, and study support to progress with a recognised accountancy qualification (to be agreed on successful appointment).

Early applications are encouraged. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22 September 2021 in our office near Tower Bridge, London.

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