KGS is looking to recruit a Deputy Director of Finance to join the finance team and support the operational functions of the school.
The Deputy Director of Finance is responsible for the day-to-day management of the financial activities of the school. In conjunction with the Estates and Facilities Manager, the DDFO provides cover for the Director of Finance and Operations in their absence.
Reporting to the DFO, the successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the DFO and the senior leadership (Executive) team. The role will also encompass operational oversight of catering, GDPR, risk management and facilities.
Candidates will need to be a qualified accountant (ACMA, CIPFA, ACCA, ACA) with demonstrable experience in a similar role. You will have knowledge of managing people, operations, financial and budgetary management and be able to demonstrate solid financial and commercial acumen. You can work both independently and as a key team member with a strong yet collaborative management style.
The school welcomes applications from a broad range of professional backgrounds; prior experience of working in a school may be an advantage but is not a prerequisite.
A competitive of c.£70,000 dependent on experience, including generous benefits accompanies this role (such as fee remission, pension and free lunch during term time). The role is offered on a full-time, permanent contract working 40 hours per week for 52 weeks a year. The holiday entitlement is 25 days plus bank holidays and an additional 2 grant days during the festive period.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 18th July at 9am.
Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.