Financial Controller, Long Eaton

Closing date:

The Northworthy TrustLong Eaton
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £28,543 to £30,488
Contract term: Permanent




Principal Officer Scale, Points 46 – 49.   

Actual Salary £28,543 to £30,488 (per-annum) NJC Conditions of Service 

0.6fte (26 hours per week) – 52 weeks per year (negotiable)  

The Northworthy Trust Board wish to recruit a qualified and experienced accountant, who will bring drive and enthusiasm to support the development and consolidation of the Trust finance operations, through the next exciting stage of our growth.  Working with the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Corporate Services and school finance personnel, the post holder will lead on Trust finance matters; including preparing an annual budget for the Trust Board and monitoring day to day operational spend. The post holder will provide specific expertise in long term financial management, ensuring that all requirements of the DfE and ESFA are met.  As part of this role the post holder will work closely with Headteachers and school finance personnel within the Trust, to ensure compliance with financial procedures, including the purchasing of services, the preparation and monitoring of individual school budgets and ensuring that schools comply with their statutory obligations.  Overall Purpose You will work with the Director of Corporate Services in the provision of monthly consolidated financial reporting to enable the Trust to achieve its aims and objectives through the effective and efficient management of its financial resources. This will include promoting best practice and ensuring compliance with the financial processes and procedures set out in the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation and Financial Standards and the Academies Financial Handbook.  

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS (formerly Enhanced CRB) Check, Medical Clearance and satisfactory references.  

Closing Date: Sunday 22 October 2017 Interview Date: Week Commencing 6 November 2017  

Further details of the post are available from the Northworthy Trust HR Team on:    Telephone: 0115 9732438 or Email:

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