Trust Finance and Operations Manager
Full Time (37 hrs per week / 52 weeks per year)
Salary: LG band 14 points 39-42 : Salary £46,413 – £51,381
This is a new and exciting opportunity for an ambitious and suitably experienced and qualified Multi-Academy Trust or School Finance/Business/Operations Manager.
Following a review of governance, finance and administrative support arrangements, we are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced, highly self-motivated and positive minded Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will manage Trust financial, governance and operational matters, procedures and systems in addition to the adminstrative support, site management and ancillary staff to ensure that these support the Chief Executive and the Trust Board and that resources and facilities best meet the needs of our pupils, who are at the heart of everything we do.
We require a skilled, pro-active and approachable Manager and team leader, committed to excellence, with a proven track record of successful development and innovation/improvement in the delivery of Trust–wide systems and procedures, evidence of which will be required. Excellent interpersonal, team leadership, staff management and communication skills and experience are essential together with evidence of the ability to work under guidance or on their own initiative as required. High level experience in all areas of the Job Description will be necessary. Sound knowledge of Trust Finances, ESFA requirements and Trust governance is also required. Proven IT skills requirements include use and application of school based software and systems (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, SIMS .Net, FMS, Parent Pay, CPOMs and other bespoke software).
The Odyssey Trust is a rewarding, supportive and warm organisation in which to work with a committed team of staff and Trustees. The post offers opportunities to develop and improve systems in all areas of the Job Description for the overall benefit of the education of our children, who are positive and enthusiastic learners.
The position is full time (37 hrs per week/52 weeks per year with entitlement to 27 days annual leave (according to length of service and to be taken in accordance with the business requirements of the Trust and subject to the agreement of the CEO).
You are welcome to make an informal visit to the Trust subject to prior arrangement. If you wish to visit please contact Jenny Gallacher, PA. on O116_2767648
Closing date: Friday 17 May 2019 @ 12:00 noon
Interview Dates: First Interview : Tuesday 4 June 2019
Second Interview : Friday 7 June 2019
Odyssey Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Appointment is strictly subject to enhanced DBS check. Applicants with a current DBS Certificate should quote the Certificate number in their application.
Odyssey Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.