Finance Manager – The Olympus Academy Trust
Salary: £36,653 FTE (actual salary £29,322 per annum)
Hours of work: 29.6 hours per week (0.8 FTE), All Year Round
Location: Abbeywood Community School, Bristol
A bit about the role:
We are looking for a motivated, qualified and experienced professional to join our Team as Finance Manager. The position will contribute to the planning, development and future direction of the schools through the provision of sound financial advice to the schools’ Leadership Teams. Please see the attached job description for further information.
A bit about you:
You will be an experienced finance professional, qualified to at least AAT Level 4 – Advanced Diploma in Accounting, with excellent communication skills. You must be able to establish high standards of service whilst managing conflicting priorities. A professional attitude and approach is essential. Please see the attached person specification for further information.
A bit about us:
The Olympus Academy Trust has experienced an exciting period of growth and change over the last few years, which has seen us double in size. Now with nine schools and in excess of 800 employees, the Trust is a significant education provider in the South West with a relentless drive to continue to deliver an outstanding education for more and more children and young people within the districts of Bradley Stoke, Filton, Patchway and the surrounding areas. From our inspirational teachers to our dedicated central support teams, we are always looking for exceptional individuals who want to be part of an organisation where everyone has a part to play in ‘making a difference’.
Our pay and benefits:
• Nationally negotiated cost of living pay
• Automatic enrolment to the teacher or local government pension schemes
• Life assurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Employee assistance programme
• Personalised professional development and training
• Staff recognition scheme
• Pay portability for teaching professionals
• Recognition of local government continuous service
• Generous family and work/life balance policies and procedures
• Preferential rates for gym and Bristol Zoo - Wild Place membership
• Internal career opportunities
Closing date: 9am Monday 17th August 2020
The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service.
We apply our Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age or trade union membership. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process.
The Olympus Academy 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.