This job expired on 22 November 2023

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

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No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£46,549 to £49,590

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join the Education Alliance’s central finance team, working across schools in Hull and the East Riding, with a base next door to South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College, East Dale Road, Melton.

We are a growing trust with around 1,000 staff across ten sites in the Hull and East Riding region. The salary details above are for a full-time, throughout the year position, however, if you are interested in working on a part time basis and/or term-time, please get in touch and we are happy to explore this with you.

Why choose us?

As a trust, we are here to make great schools and happier, stronger communities so that people have better lives. We wish to be seen and experienced as an employer of choice; an organisation that people want to join and remain with, enjoying satisfying careers whilst continuing to learn and develop. You will be working closely with senior leaders, Headteachers and finance colleagues across the trust and your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Financial planning, control and management
  • Financial due diligence on any school’s joining the trust
  • Purchasing/ordering/procurement
  • Asset control
  • Audit services
  • Financial monitoring

Collaborating with senior leaders from a range of professions and backgrounds, you will inform and guide financial decisions and planning across our schools.

What the school offers its staff

Ethical leadership, professional trust and autonomy and a caring ethos in which everyone is valued and respected.

  • Well-being support including discounted East Riding gym membership; free annual flu vaccinations; refund of the cost of the annual NHS prescription prepayment certificate; access to a free employee assistance scheme 24/7 with advice on a wide range of practical issues ranging from legal information and consumer issues to specialist counselling; access to a free online GP service.
  • Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working
  • Financial incentives including a cycle to work scheme offering discounted bike purchase, affordable loans and savings available through the Salary Finance Scheme
  • Membership of the East Riding Pension Scheme with benefits including secure earnings linked pension and a lump sum death grant of three times your salary

Further details about the role

You will be a qualified accountant with an up to date knowledge of the Companies Act, Charities SORP, VAT and PAYE/NIC regulations and experience of preparing management accounts.

The role includes all aspects of finance and you will have experience of analysing, interpreting and utilising financial data to enable evidence based financial decisions to be made. Audit is a key aspect of the role and you must have experience of producing reports and information for auditors and dealing with their queries.

If you are interested in this role and wish to discuss the role further, please contact Jennifer Jewitt at Jennifer.Jewitt@theeducationalliance.org.uk

The deadline for completed application forms is 9am on Wednesday 22 November 2023. We look forward to receiving your application and we will contact you once your application has been reviewed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Additional Information The Education Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to appointment and we undertake an online check, in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 guidance. The Education Alliance’s Child Protection Policy can be accessed at: https://theeducationalliance.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Child-Protection-Policy.pdf
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