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Head of Finance

Ashton Sixth Form CollegeTameside

Stamford Park Trust has an excellent reputation for academic success, an outstanding record of student support and a vibrant environment. We are proud of our reputation and popularity and we are committed to ensuring that our students receive the very best teaching and support with their studies. Our community includes over 400 dedicated staff who work hard to ensure that all students have the opportunity to learn, develop and achieve at the trust, a community where each person is valued and can flourish. Having a Trust that puts staff and students first means that we are constantly adapting to meet their needs. For this reason, we seek to employ a culture-rich workforce. We are a major provider of the highest quality education in Tameside and we currently have the following vacancy: 

Stamford Park Trust Head of Finance

Permanent, 36 hours a week, full year

Salary details: Grade 11 SP 31 – 34 £39,866 - £42,779 (more may be available for an exceptional candidate)

Stamford Park Trust has an opportunity for a new Trust Head of Finance to join our Finance team supporting the schools within the Trust.  You will be responsible for providing a comprehensive accounting service.  This will include assisting with the completion of annual budgets and monitoring them with budget holders, assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts and supporting the CFO in the production of timely month end reports to the board.

You should be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) and have experience of financial planning and forecasting and effectively managing teams on multiple sites.  You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 9th January 2022

Interview Date: Monday 17th January 2022

To apply online, please visit our website at If you require any further assistance, please contact the Human Resources department on 0161 330 2330.

Due to the volume of applications for posts, it is not possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates at the shortlisting stage.

Stamford Park Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Stamford Park Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

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