• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Senior Specialist - £30,000 - £35,000 FTE

Job summary

GLF Schools are looking to appoint a Regional Finance Manager supporting the schools within our South and East region.

Your opportunity

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.

About GLF

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
Flexible Working
Staff Wellbeing
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Staff Benefits
Community and Collaboration
Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

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

Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

About Glf Schools

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.

Head office location

Picquets Way, Banstead, SM7 1AG

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