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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£39,186.00 - £42,403.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Level CBG11, point 31 to 34

Finance Manager job summary


JOB TITLE: Finance Manager

BASED AT: BEST House, Shefford

SALARY/GRADERANGE: NJC Level CBG11, point 31 to 34 ( FTE £39,186 to £42,403)

REPORTINGTO: Chief Financial Officer

HOURS: 37 hours a week Monday to Friday, 52 weeks a year

The Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) is looking to appoint a Finance Manager to help the Trust meet the challenges faced in education with regard to financial management, accounts and compliance.  This is a brand new role and the successful candidate will be working in the central team, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and supporting the BEST Executive Team and the Finance Assistants in our schools and nurseries to ensure accurate recording and monitoring is achieved and all statutory requirements are met.

BEST is a multi-academy trust providing exceptional education across our community of 10 schools and five nurseries. Since forming in 2016, we have grown significantly into one of the largest single employers in Central Bedfordshire. We now educate around 6,000 children across the area, from nursery age to advanced level study.  It is our aim to grow the BEST in everyone, and everything we do is driven by our values, but our aims can only be achieved if we recruit, retain and develop the highest quality workforce – and we want those we employ to be valued in the workplace. 

CLOSING DATE:      9am Monday 11th December 2023

INTERVIEW DATE:   Thursday 21st December 2023

F or general enquiries about this role or to arrange a visit, please contact Kim Rowe at krowe@bestacademies.org.uk .

Information about BEST can be found on the Trust website https://www.bestacademies.org.uk/

Applications should be made online via the MyNewTerm website, If you would prefer a Word Application Form, one may be obtained by directly emailing the Trust via the contact details provided. 

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children's welfare and offers of employment are subject to DBS clearance and two satisfactory references.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Strictly no agencies.

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