This job expired on 19 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Subject
Accounting
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week, all year round
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership L14 - L18 (£58,135 - £64,143

Job summary

At Delta Academies Trust, our mission is “improving lives”. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then we would like to hear from you.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Finance Director, to join our friendly team based at our Head Office in Knottingley, West Yorkshire, as soon as possible. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it is important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

As the Assistant Finance Director, you will report directly to the Chief Finance & Operations Officer (CFOO) and take responsibility for the day-to-day financial management, reporting and compliance in line with the statutory requirements, Trust’s exempt charitable status and funding agreement and compliance with the Trust Financial Regulations Handbook. You will be involved in the line management of the central Finance Managers, the annual internal and external audit process as well as reviewing VAT and other associated returns and the completion of statutory returns.

This is a role where you will gain exposure to many areas of the Trust operations and could input into the wider financial operations of the Trust, suggesting ways we can improve and develop further, in both our central and academy based operations.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits to our staff including:

• Contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
• 36 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 39 days after 5 years’ service (including Bank Holidays)
• Access to the Delta benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out, etc.
• Access to Cycle to Work scheme, car leasing and technology scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
• Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click on the link to find out more and apply.

At Delta, we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities we serve. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Delta, as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. We are committed to supporting part time and flexible working and believe getting the balance right is critical to personal and professional success.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing date: 19 October 2021 at 9am
Interview date: 21 October 2021

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. However, it is important to note that if we receive a high volume of applications, we may limit the numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

Connect with us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/delta-academies-trust/
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Additional allowances

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits to our staff including:

• Contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
• 36 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 39 days after 5 years’ service (including Bank Holidays)
• Access to the Delta benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out, etc.
• Access to Cycle to Work scheme, car leasing and technology scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
• Training and development opportunities

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
03451960095

About Delta Academies Trust

Delta Academies Trust are one of the largest multi academy trusts in the North of England with a passion and drive to improve the education experience for all pupils and students, regardless of where they live.

Our vision is to transform education across the North of England and level up the playing field for those children who live in disadvantaged circumstances. Our high expectations of students has created a culture and climate conducive to learning and as a result the progress made by all students across the Trust is extremely positive. The support from school leaders allows for innovative practitioners to practice their craft.

Working for us is all about passion, and we have lots of great people who are really passionate about what they do – from teaching assistants, IT technicians, teachers, caterers, leaders and curriculum experts. Ask our people what they get up to day to day and they’ll all tell you how much they enjoy the variety, pace, and challenge of working in one of our academies, schools or at Head Office.

If our vision fits with your vision, we would love to talk to you about our roles and the benefits of working with us.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Arrange a visit to Delta Academies Trust

If you would like an informal chat about the role please email recruitment@deltatrust.org.uk or call Dawn on 0345 196 0095

Head office location

Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, WF11 0EP

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