Job Details

Finance Director

Salary: £48,000.00 - £54,000.00

Hours: 36.5

Closing date: 15/02/2019

Looking toward future growth, this innovative Birmingham based Multi-Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Finance Director to develop and lead the school's crucial financial strategy, as well as heading the School's Finance team to ensure effective and compliant delivery of all day to day financial processes and business procedures. The post holder will also work closely with senior academic and operational executive management personnel.

This is a pivotal role and highly visible role in the Central Team, supporting the CEO and the DCEO by providing outstanding professional leadership for all financial aspects of the trust. Strong statutory reporting experience is vital as you will be responsible for the production of the accounts, VAT returns, regulatory returns to the ESFA and the audit process. The role also has a reporting line to the finance, audit, HR and pay committee and trust board.

Successful applicants will be formally qualified accountants (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA/ CIPFA) with proven experience in a senior finance leadership role within a large school or Multi Academy Trust or wider education setting managing considerable budgets, multiple operational sites and leading teams of staff.