BEBCMAT Finance Manager

St Mary's Catholic Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £28,785,.00 to £31,371,.00

Job summary

Salary Scale: Grade G (Point 25 – 28), currently £28,785 - £31,371 per annum
Contract type: Full Time for 37 hours per week
Contract term: Permanent.

The Directors are seeking to appoint a person with a strong background in finance with knowledge of accounting regulations, procedures and practices. The person appointed will be responsible for month end procedures across the trust and will hold a key role in liaising with external auditors/accountants during their visits. Working closely with the Trust Business Manager the Finance Manager will assist with the production of the annual accounts and other statutory returns whilst also line managing a small team of finance staff.

We formed as a Catholic Multi Academy Trust in September 2014. The Trust’s Academies are Christ the King Catholic Academy and St. Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy, both one form entry primary schools, and St. Mary’s Catholic Academy which is an 11-18 school. Christ the King and St. Mary’s Catholic Academies are co-located on the same site, in new or newly refurbished buildings, following a large capital programme. The parish church of Christ the King is also on the same site. St. Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy is just under three miles away across the town. It has also benefitted from significant capital investment. St Mary’s has recently been designated as a Research School and a CPD Centre of Excellence.

The post is subject to DBS (formerly CRB), Asylum, Immigration and Medical Clearance. For further information about this post and an application form, please visit our web site
The closing date for applications is Sunday 26th January 2020 at 5pm. Interviews are to be confirmed week beginning Monday 10th February.

Essential educational requirements

AAT Level 4 professional diploma in accounting

Essential qualifications

AAT Level 4 professional diploma in accounting

Essential skills and experience

Strong background in finance with knowledge of accounting regulations, procedures and practices.

Employee benefits


30 days paid holidays per year to be taken during school holidays.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1201 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website St Mary's Catholic Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About St Mary's Catholic Academy

School location

St Walburga's Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 7EQ