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Senior Finance Officer

Achievement Through Collaboration TrustBlackburn with Darwen

Job Title:    Senior Finance Officer

Grade:    Grade F  (SCP 16 - 23) £24,012 - £27,741

Hours / contract term:    37 hours a week, all year round

(25 days annual leave + statutory holidays)

Closing date:    Thursday 18th March 2021

Are you driven, motivated and want to make a difference in young people’s lives? 

Achievement through Collaboration Multi-Academy Trust are looking to develop the central team by appointing an experienced finance professional who can support the schools within the trust.  You will be based at the central team office in Blackburn but will regularly visit our school locations - from the rural countryside of Bowland to the seaside resort of Blackpool.  There is also the opportunity to work remotely from home when appropriate.

The Senior Finance Officer will be the main point of contact for the school based Finance Officers.  You will support in the production of monthly management accounts and in the submission of statutory returns.  On a day to day basis, you will manage the trust central bank account and all finance software packages (currently Access Finance and Access Budgets).

The post will involve working with a wide range of stakeholders, including Headteachers, Operations Managers, Finance Officers, the Trust Executive Team and many more to help enhance the education of young people.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about finance, who has excellent attention to detail and enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team.  In return we offer flexible working opportunities, career development as the trust grows and the opportunity to have a positive impact upon the education of young people.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jenny Goy (Director of Finance and Operations)

Closing date for applications: midday on Thursday 18th March 2021

Interviews:  planned for Thursday 25th March 2021


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