School Finance Partner

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Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Tamworth
Salary
28 days leave, study support, LGPS
Posted
09 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dedicate Recruitment is proud to be working in partnership with this growing Multi Academy Trust, whose values are placed firmly in delivering excellent quality teaching & learning, through passion and commitment by its staff, both teaching and support.
Due to succession planning, they are now seeking a Finance Partner to support six primary schools in providing efficient financial management information including monthly management accounts, budget management & control and financial planning.
You will play a key role in providing day-to-day financial information for planning and control purposes and advising and guiding Headteachers on spend.
This role requires adaptability as you will advise on proposed capital projects and work closely with Head Teachers in reviewing costs of future staffing requirements and its sustainability. This is a broad and diverse role with the emphasis placed on providing 'good customer service' to these schools as an extension of the finance team.
The ideal candidate will hold a full accounting qualification or is studying towards it. You will have experience of a multi site function and be a technically astute accountant, possessing an excellent understanding of financial & management accounting, with a proven record of communicating financial information to a range of stakeholders.
On a personal note, you will be a self-starter with a confident personality who thrives in a customer facing role, with the ability to convey complex financial information in simple terms to non finance staff. The client is happy to receive applications from candidates in the commercial sector, however experience within the public sector or education is desirable.
This is a flexible working basis, between home working and based on school premises. Due to the location of these schools, a car driver is essential.
Benefits include: LGPS, 28 days holiday, Cycle To Work Scheme, Tech Scheme, Study Support, Employee Assistance Program.
Interviews to be held May 2021.
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