Finance Manager - Innovative Educational Organisation

Web Recruit Ltd
Llandovery, Dyfed
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Manager - Innovative Educational Organisation

Are you a passionate Finance Manager seeking your next challenge? Want to develop your career with an established educational institution? If so, our client wants to hear from you.

The Organisation:

Our client is recruiting on behalf of a popular, exclusive, high calibre boarding school based in Carmarthenshire. They are now looking for a Finance Manager to join their friendly team.

The Benefits:

- Salary of up to £40,000 DOE
- Beautiful location in the Carmarthenshire countryside
- Free on-site parking
- Pension
- Access to the college’s facilities, including a gym and fitness suite
- 60% off school fees
- 28 days’ holiday

You will join an interesting and fast-paced college where everyone gets involved to deliver a world-class learning experience and environment for their students.

Within a forward-thinking and inclusive culture, you will have the chance to make a positive, lasting impact on this prestigious organisation as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Your Role:

As the Finance Manager, you will oversee the day-to-day accounting and financial activities for the college and its subsidiaries.

In this important role, you will:

- Lead the Accounting Team and create an environment that attracts, inspires and retains high quality people
- Provide financial advice and guidance to the Warden and Governors
- Make sure that the college operates in-line with best practice and regulatory requirements
- Negotiate costs with third parties
- Update, finalise and run payroll and employee payments on a monthly basis
- Present budget variance analysis and reports at Board meetings
- Ensure that transactions are processed in an accurate and timely manner
- Create and present the monthly management accounts
- Act as a Clerk to the Board of Governors

About You:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you will need:

- Experience gained within a senior finance role
- Management experience
- An AAT qualification or proven experience of working at AAT level or above
- A degree (or equivalent) in accountancy
- Excellent communication and relationship-building abilities

Other organisations may call this role Financial Controller, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Financial Accountant, Accounting Manager, School Accountant, or College Accountant.

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So, if you are seeking your next challenge as a Finance Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week