Senior Trust Finance Officer

More than one school, Tennyson Learning Community

This job expired on 17 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2022 at 8:59am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

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Starting from £35,000

Senior Trust Finance Officer job summary

About this Role

Senior Trust Finance Officer

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Term: Full-time (0.8 fte considered)

Benefits: Local government pension, flexible working, health and wellbeing package, generous leave arrangements

About this Role

This is an exciting time to join us in the next phase in the development of our multi-academy trust. This new role reports into the Chief Financial Officer, working closely with the school business managers and the Trust’s senior and executive leaders.

We are looking to appoint an ambitious accounting professional who is technically proficient on all aspects of producing monthly management accounts. You will be familiar with Access Education, or school sector recognised software, for internal financial controls. In addition, you would support the CFO to ensure that the Trust complies with the requirements of the Academies Trust Handbook and the ESFA. You will be required to visiting and working from various school sites so will need access to transport.

The successful candidate is required to have:

• A recognized Accountant qualification or equivalent (or working towards this qualification)

• Hold a recognized Business Degree or equivalent to Level 6 (CIPFA/AAT)

• Experience in undertaking budget monitoring process and preparing management accounts

• High level of completer literacy, especially in MS

• Experience in undertaking service and financial planning processes including budget setting

• High competent level of communication

• Ability to confidently work professionally within a team and independently using your own initiative and judgement

• Manage workload to meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize projects and tasks

• Confident in providing support, advice, and training to colleagues

The Trust offers generous terms and conditions, including flexible working, the local government pension scheme and a health and well-being care package.

The closing date is Tuesday 7 June 2022 at noon. The interview dates 8-10 June 2022.

If you have any questions about this role, please call Michael Lavelle on 07732 549702 or email michaella@tennysonroad.school

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff with be subject to appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and referencing.

The Tennyson Learning Community supports Equal Opportunities

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About the schools

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
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The TLC is a newly established Academy Trust with the aim of supporting and leading the growth and improvement of academies across Luton, Bedfordshire and neighbouring authorities. We are driven by a moral purpose and a vision that ensures every child has the right to outstanding teaching and, every academy, exceptional leadership. It is our vision to work with our children, their parents and carers and our staff to create and to sustain excellent academies.

School details

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
Up to 480 pupils
Age range
2 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
648 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
Up to 420 pupils
Age range
4 to 11

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