Senior Specialist - £30,000 - £35,000 FTE
GLF Schools are looking to appoint a Regional Finance Manager supporting the schools within our South and East region.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join one of our regional finance teams and, ultimately, to make a difference to the outcomes of the children and young people attending the schools within our Multi Academy Trust.
The Regional Finance Manager will work as part of the regional finance team, led by the Regional Finance Partner, to deliver an expert service to our schools, including:
managing the delivery of the monthly financial reports
overseeing transactional processing within the academies
preparing and monitoring budgets
liaising with school-based colleagues as required
This role will be working specifically with the schools in our South & East region (Chestnut Park Primary, Floreat Wandsworth, Meridian High School, De Stafford School, Hillcroft Primary, Marden Lodge Primary, Warlingham Village Primary, Whyteleafe Primary, Lime Tree Primary, Merstham Park School, Merstham Primary, Salfords Primary, Forge Wood Primary, Southgate Primary and Kilnwood Vale Primary).
The successful candidate will be based at one of our regional offices at de Stafford in Caterham or Kilnwood Vale Primary School in Horsham.
GLF Schools currently has 41 schools located in Surrey, Wokingham, Croydon, Oxfordshire and West Sussex. Our vision is to raise the aspirations and achievement of all children within the GLF family of schools. We believe that every child in our schools can achieve the highest academic standards whilst enjoying a vibrant, challenging and rich curriculum. Whilst operating as a part of a family, each school exists in its own right maintaining its own unique characteristics and individual identity.
What we are looking for
Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant, or demonstrable commitment to qualify
Experience of producing financial accounts using financial systems
Experience of working within the education or charity sector
Experience of working within a Finance Department
Experience of using PSF Financials
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
Continuous Professional Development
Work life and family friendly policies
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Community and Collaboration
Valued Worker Scheme
Starting salary: Senior Specialist - £30,000 - £35,000 FTE
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (We are happy to discuss flexible working options with interested candidates.)
Start date: ASAP
Advert Closing Date: 10th May 2021
Interview Date: W/c 17th May 2021