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Finance Manager

The Westgate SchoolSlough

The Westgate School is committed to the wellbeing, development and growth of staff and students so that all can flourish together.  We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative Finance Manager to support the Head Teacher and the existing Finance Team in effectively carrying out all financial processes.  The Westgate School is an oversubscribed, hugely successful, secondary school with exceptional facilities and has just completed a further expansion project.  We currently have 1217 students on roll including Sixth Form and 140 staff supporting positive outcomes for all our students.

The key responsibility for this role is to provide high-quality financial support service to the school which ensures that the school’s financial systems and processes are managed and operated efficiently and effectively, which includes payroll and pensions.   The ideal candidate will have experience in an educational setting, budget monitoring and knowledge of the statutory financial requirements adhering to EFSA guidelines.  Prior knowledge of Civica would be desirable but training is available to the right candidate.  

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer visits to the school, please take the time to watch our school advert and virtual tour on our website.  If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role prior to applying please contact Mrs Venturini via email and she will organise this for you.

Generous Contributory Pension Scheme and Health Care Cash Plan is included.   We also offer free on-site parking and complimentary tea and coffee.

Term time only plus INSETS/twilights + 2 weeks (41 weeks) 37 hrs per week

Attendance at meetings may be required after working hours.

For further details please see the attached job description and person specification. 

An enhanced DBS will be required for this post.

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