Job Details

Chief Finance Officer

CFO for Multi Academy Trust

Salary: £50,000.00 - £50,000.00

Hours: 52 weeks a year with 6 weeks holiday full time

Start Date: 01/01/2020

Interviews: 21/10/2019

Closing date: 14/10/2019

Concordia Multi Academy Trust was established in May 2018. We are a partnership between 4 schools; Childer Thornton Primary School, Parklands Community Primary School, Wolverham Primary School (in Cheshire West and Chester) and Town Lane Infant School (in Wirral). Within the trust we have 1100 pupils, 180 members of staff and our annual budget revenue is in the region of £6,510000. This is a new and exciting role to join our multi academy trust. The Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO and be responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the financial and specified business activities of the Trust. You will be expected to take on executive functions and provide operational line management for the Finance team; responsible for all the financial accounting and transactional finance for the Trust, ensuring all systems are updated and reporting is timely and in line with all annual financial returns. The CFO will be based at Wolverham Primary School in Ellesmere Port. This is a hands-on role and the CFO will be working alongside our CEO and will be commercially focused and expected to provide clear financial and commercial direction for the Trust. You will be tasked with keeping ahead of all funding and legislative changes that apply to the education sector and required to advise the Board of strategic financial information to enable them to make informed financial decisions.


Please note that applications are to be returned to

If you wish to discuss the role in further detail please contact 0151 338 2242.