Director of Finance and IT

Tandridge Learning Trust, Warlingham, CR6 9YB

This job expired on 11 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 10am

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

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Director of Finance and IT job summary

We have an exceptional opportunity for an enterprising and innovative accountant with highly developed financial acumen and strategic vision to lead on finance and IT development across a successful and growing multi-academy trust. Tandridge Learning Trust is in a strong financial position and has ambitious plans for development and future growth. We are looking for a pivotal leader to join our Executive Board and hold overall responsibility for the management of our financial systems and processes. You will be leading a hard-working and dedicated finance and IT team, with a unique opportunity to shape our support functions as we grow, ensuring we are offering a first-class service to our schools. As a qualified professional, you will be aligned to our core values of equity, collaboration and integrity, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven/prior experience of leading and managing teams successfully. Overall responsibility: - • To provide strategic guidance, leadership and management of all the Trust’s finances within the scheme of delegation and to advise the CEO, Trustees and Executive Board on all financial matters relating to the Trust in line with the Academy Trust Handbook. • Responsible for the delivery of financial support services throughout the Trust, including the management of the Trust’s accounting system and controls. • To be the primary point of contact for all aspects of funding and financial/statutory returns. • To ensure sound and appropriate financial governance and financial risk management arrangements are in place, prepare and monitor budgets and ensure delivery of annual accounts in accordance with ESFA/DfE guidelines and externally determined deadlines. • To provide strategic guidance, leadership and management of the Trust’s IT provision, keeping abreast of technological developments in IT and challenging where necessary. • Support the CEO and Trust Board in developing the Strategic Plan, with particular focus on the shared services of finance and IT. In return we can offer: - • Flexible working arrangements and generous holiday entitlement • A supportive and mutually respectful culture, where professional development is valued, supported and encouraged • A wealth of wellbeing services and employee assistance programme • Family friendly policies • Local Government Pension Scheme • Lifestyle and retail discounts, sports and social events • Training and development opportunities • Staff sports and social events Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries and you are welcome arrange an informal discussion with the Chief Executive about this position. Closing Date: 10am, Monday 11th July 2022 Please note that applications will be considered upon receipt. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the recruitment process once a suitable candidate is appointed.
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About Tandridge Learning Trust

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
01883 776677

Tandridge Learning Trust was established in May 2017 and is a strong partnership of exceptional schools committed to providing a caring and nurturing learning environment that delivers equity and excellence in education for every child.

We are committed to supporting the communities we serve and to inspiring a lifelong love of learning for everyone. Together we work as an innovative learning community, appreciating the significant difference we can achieve by working in partnership. We are proud of our effective network which fosters excellent relationships and creates opportunities for pupils and staff alike to thrive and to learn from one another.

About Tandridge Learning Trust

Visits are welcomed. Please contact HR to arrange.
Judith Standen, HR Manager 01883 776677

About Tandridge Learning Trust

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