Finance Manager

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Grade 9, point 29-33 (£32,029 - £35,934)
05 Apr 2019
19 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Constellation Trust

Based at Sirius Academy West

296 Anlaby Park Road South


East Yorkshire


The Constellation Trust CEO: Dr Cathy Taylor

The Constellation Trust provides students with more than merely academic success. We offer our learners a broad range of experiences which seek to build their confidence, open their minds and equip them for life in an ever-changing world.

The Constellation Trust consists of Appleton Primary, Bricknell Primary, Francis Askew Primary, Paisley Primary, Rokeby Park Primary, Stoneferry Primary, Sirius Academy West, Sirius Academy North, The College @ Sirius, Blueprint Alliance, Rise Academy, which are all based in Hull. Plans have been secured to expand the Trust further by the end of 2019.  The Constellation Trust are also a Registered Apprenticeship Provider, delivering training apprenticeships predominantly in the educational sector.

The Constellation Trust CEO & Board of Directors are seeking to appoint to the following post:

Post: Finance Manager

Contract: Full Time (37 hours per week, 52 weeks pa)

Salary: Grade 9, point 29-33 (£32,029 - £35,934)

Start date: Asap

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a professional, highly motivated and customer-focused Finance Manager to join the Constellation Trust to work as part of a small team providing a comprehensive and responsive financial service across a range of schools.

The post would be based at Sirius Academy West and the work would focus primarily on the two Secondary schools although the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to work at all other Trust schools.

This is a role requiring attention to detail and an ability to multi-task to ensure all duties are executed effectively to a high standard. The successful applicant will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and take pride in providing a high quality service.

Key duties include:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • In conjunction with Senior Finance Staff Lead in the preparation of the Statutory Accounts of the Trust and associated Accounting Returns for the ESFA
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Lead on the development and use of the Trust’s financial accounting software
  • Liaise with budget holders and staff within the Trust on a range of financial matters
  • Manage a team of 4 staff

Candidates will be expected to be familiar with Microsoft Office applications.


Closing date for applications: Friday 19th April at 9am.         

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory references & disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All applications must be on a Constellation Trust application form, available from our website by clicking apply.