Job Details

Chief Financial Officer

Exciting opportunity for a senior Business Manager and accountant

Salary: £47,000.00 - £53,000.00

Hours: Full time 37 hours per week

Start Date: 01/10/2019

Interviews: 20/09/2019

Closing date: 13/09/2019

The purpose of the role is to provide strategic leadership, management and policy development for the non-teaching services within the Trust, including finance and compliance.  The post will involve evolving staff structures to ensure that service delivery is as effective and efficient as possible.

The Chief Financial Officer will lead, develop and maintain rigorous operations of financial and business policy/practice across the Trust; and in so doing ensure that all requirements of the Academies Financial Handbook are effectively fulfilled.

The post-holder will be a senior leader who will contribute to the educational vision of the Trust to promote pupils' learning; they will work under the direction of the Executive Principal.

Full details of the position can be found on our website -

Application Procedure

Please read the job description and person specification which can be found on the website ( and complete an application form, returning it to by Friday 13th September 2019 at 5pm.

What we would like to know

What skills, knowledge and experience do you have?

How well do you match what we are looking for in terms of your skills, knowledge and experience?

Are there ways in which you think you can bring additional skills, contacts or knowledge that the Trust may find useful?

Are you the right person for our organisation and team?

Please look at the list of personal attributes included in the person specification.

Tell us why you think you would be a good match for our organisation.

What is your evidence base and track record?

What would you like to tell us that demonstrates measurable impact of your work that you are most proud of?

Who is providing your references?

Please supply at least two professional references, one must be your current or most recent employer