Job Description

The Governing Body is looking to appoint a Finance Manager who possesses excellent accounting knowledge and Excel skills, with experience of preparing management and/or financial accounts.  The post-holder will report directly to the Business Manager and will be part of the Finance Team.

The role requires someone who is proactive, meticulous, and flexible; and has the ability to deal with competing priorities and tight deadlines. Applicants would have a good track record for dealing with new challenges, working in small teams and with people from different backgrounds.

The successful candidate will also possess strong analytical skills and, preferably, is a part-qualified / qualified accountant (ACCA or CIMA) or a qualified AAT Technician.  Applicants should have working knowledge of a financial system (the School currently uses PS Financials) although specific training will be given. Knowledge of intermediate Excel functions and macro writing is desirable. Experience of working in an educational establishment is not required.

Completed applications to be emailed to: Mrs Rae Dale with a covering letter addressed to Mr Stephen Lawlor, Headteacher.

Closing date for applications              Please note that we will be interviewing as and when we receive suitable applications, so there is no set closing date for this position. Early applications are encouraged.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance.  We reserve the right to appoint a suitable candidate prior to the application deadline so early application is advised.