Finance Manager, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring soon

Putney High SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: March 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Circa £45,000 pa (depending on experience) plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent

This is an opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic finance professional to play a key role in the effective and efficient provision and maintenance of the financial and accounting administration of one of the UK’s leading schools.

Working closely with the Director of Finance and Operations and Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for providing financial and accounting support to the school, including policy setting and application, resource and budget management and all elements of financial administration

You will lead a small team, but will have a large influence across the whole school community

An ACCA / CIMA / AAT qualification is essential, as is experience of building and managing budgets, managing a team and evidence of substantial finance experience in a complex organization.

About the School

Putney High School is a dynamic place to work, offering a range of career opportunities and benefits. Established in 1893, the school is set in leafy, tranquil grounds close to the heart of Putney and to the River Thames.  

The School is part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools. We can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further information and to apply for this exciting opportunity please click the apply button. 

A letter addressed to the Headmistress should be included with your application.

Closing date: Monday 27th January 2020.

Interviews will take place: Wednesday 5th February 2020.

The School reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.     

Putney High School is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

More about Putney High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 35 Putney Hill, Putney, London, SW15 6BH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 788 4886
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Putney High School is located on a green and leafy site close to the heart of Putney.  Spacious lawns surrounded by flowerbeds, shrubs and trees create a tranquil and secluded environment.

We are a school with a family ethos where each girl encou...