Job Details

Head of Finance (CFO)

Salary: £50,000.00 - £60,000.00

Hours: Full time, also consider part time or term time only

Start Date: 03/01/2022

Interviews: 21/08/2021

Closing date: 21/09/2021

ESP are delighted to be working for The Coopers’ Company and Coburn School, a dynamic and single Academy co-educational school, in their search for a Head of Finance (CFO).

This prestigious and key Management Accountant role will allow you to expand your experience in management of 3 experienced and loyal finance staff, of delivering a great financial service aimed at all school stakeholders, as well as delivering a business like and professional financial function to the academic benefit of all students.

The role will require the successful delivery of a range of tasks you will be comfortable with including: financial procedures, best value procurement, risk management, internal audit, payroll, projects, budget control, liaising with the ESFA, year-end accounts, 3 year budget and forecast, bids and funding including management of non public funds

You will be a full or part qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA CFO, Financial Controller or Management Accountant and experienced in leading an educational finance service.

You may have experience using SIMS, Xero or Juniper Payroll, or similar, and ideally some experience managing premises.

Although this is a full-time role, part time working or term time only may also be considered for the right candidate. Some home working will be achievable, and benefits include local government pension.

Closing date for applications will be the 14th September 2021 and the projected start date will be 1st January 2022 or earlier if possible.

CV’s are invited initially to wtownsend@esp-recruit.co.uk or feel free to arrange a call with William Townsend at Education Support Professionals on 020 8559 2077 for a confidential conversation.