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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 February 2023

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Leadership Scale 14 – 17, actual salary £61,042 – £65,699

What skills and experience we're looking for

The trust is looking to recruit an exceptional Director of Finance to join us at an exciting point in our journey. We are positioning ourselves for growth and have ambitions to grow to over ten schools in less than five years. With this in mind, we are pitching this role at experienced Leaders who can play a vital role in supporting our Executive team which is made up of a CEO, CFO, and the Director of School Improvement.

The successful candidate will have the relevant financial experience and will delight in the opportunity to join us at the start of our growth journey and play a key role in shaping how the finance function and the organisation evolves. With that in mind we are looking for an individual who can help us manage the financial complexities of our exciting growth plans and who is comfortable with ambiguity and change.

As the Director of Finance, you will be responsible for all aspects of finance within the trust. You will work in close co-operation with the Chief Financial Officer to implement and sustain an exemplary finance function and system of internal controls. This will be focused on ensuring good financial governance to ensure that the trust makes the best use of the resources available to it whilst remaining compliant within the regulatory framework it operates in.

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional and inspirational leader with financial experience. The successful candidate will have a strong business acumen, expertise and an appropriate financial qualification, experience of working with and leading high-performing teams and a clear understanding of how to run highly efficient central services in support of an organisation’s mission.

What the school offers its staff

This role will provide brilliant opportunities to demonstrate and develop your interpersonal and financial skills. You will be comfortable in exercising your personal judgement as you’ll enjoy a high degree of independence and autonomy.

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