GLF Schools are looking to appoint a Regional Finance Manager supporting the schools within our Central 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
- managing the finance and purchase ledger officers
- 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 Central region (Warren Mead Schools, The Vale Primary, Danetree Primary, Cuddington Croft, The Beacon, Glyn Schools, Rosebery School and Banstead Infants).
The successful candidate will be based at the Beacon School in Banstead.
GLF Schools currently has 40 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
- 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
Hours: 36 hours a week, 52 weeks of the year (however we can be negotiable for the right candidate, with a minimum 30 hours a week for 42 weeks of the year).
Salary: G8 £28,653 - £34,062 FTE per annum (pro rata for part time / term time working patterns)
Start date: ASAP
Advert Closing Date: 7th July 2020
Interview Date: 13th July 2020 (interviews to take place virtually)
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.