Finance Controller, Waltham Forest

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Highams Park SchoolWaltham Forest

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: PO1 33 - 36 £31,794 - 34,113 (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent

The Finance Controller will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer. The purpose of the role is to manage and improve the integrity of the data held within the Schools Financial systems; adding value to all output generated from the systems for review by the Chief Financial Officer.

The Finance Controller will manage the day to day running of the Finance Department which includes the line management of the Accounts and Procurements Administrator.

The Finance Department is a new team consisting of the Educational Visits Administrator, Accounts & Procurement Administrator, Finance Controller and the Chief Financial Officer. We provide a healthy check and balance on each other, recommending improvements to one another’s processes and keeping an open view on all recommendations to drive up the performance of the team. 

We adopt a proactive approach to resolving issues for our budget holders and to improve our service across the school whilst consistently communicating processes that are compliant with our internal controls framework and statutory guidance at all times. 

The Finance Controller will deputize for the Chief Financial Officer. The role can be developed further via training for those looking to build a career in school’s business management.

 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 on Monday 19th November 2018.
 Early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled accordingly.

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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
Telephone: +44 208 5274051
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