11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£56,115 - £61,417

Job summary

As CFO you will be an integral part of our senior leadership team. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will have ultimate responsibility for the proper financial conduct of the Trust, being accountable for extremely large budgets across the MAT. You will also be responsible for the provision of strategic financial advice, leading, developing and coordinating all aspects of the Trust’s financial management, including developing, embedding and maintaining strong financial control framework, ensuring financial accuracy, regulatory and policy compliance.

Whilst managing the finance team effectively, you will contribute to strategy and policy development to support the Trust’s aims and objectives, will ensure the provision of management information for the Trust’s planning and monitoring systems, and ensure the completion of statistical returns to external agencies.

Our ideal candidate will have ACIB or equivalent, proven experience over an extensive period in financial management, preferably in the education sector or a comparable organisation and excellent management and leadership qualities
For an informal discussion regarding the position, please contact Helen O’Brien, CEO, on 01709 807600.

Applying for the job

Further details are available from https://wickersleypt.org/aboutus/vacancies/

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact email

About Wickersley Partnership Trust

At Wickersley Partnership Trust, students and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.
Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about WPT’s vision can be found on our website.

Head office location

Cranworth Road, Rotherham, S65 1LN

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