Job Details

Chief Financial Officer

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Job Grade: Negotiable

Salary: £0.00

Hours: Full time

Start Date: 01/04/2019

Closing date: 25/02/2019


We are seeking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer to provide strategic and operational leadership for all financial and business aspects of the Trust, which currently comprises a primary and secondary academy, both on the same site.


The Chief Financial Officer will be accountable for: 

  • The strategic leadership of finance (including strategic financial planning, financial compliance and statutory reporting).

  • Ensuring that the Trust operates as cost-effectively as possible.

  • Line management of the Finance team to ensure their operational effectiveness, and the accuracy and timeliness of internal financial processing and reporting. 

  • Governance and Board administration functions, including internal audit arrangements. 

  • Co-ordinating the work of others in areas of common working, such as procurement and health and safety. 

  • Supporting the careful management of risk.


The post-holder will be pro-active, enterprising and above all, an effective communicator. 

The Chief Financial Officer is accountable to the CEO.


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Closing date Monday 25th February 2019 at 7.00am