Reed Specialist Recruitment
£50k - £55k pa
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to be able to support a leading Group of Educational Establishments with their search for a Group Finance Manager. They have a total income between £30m - £40m. This role will be based in South Manchester with financial responsibility for other sites based in Greater Manchester, Merseyside & Lancashire. Duties will include: - Taking Operational responsibility for all areas of Finance in order to contribute to the achievement of the educational vision - Supporting the Chief Financial Officer in the management of the Finance function to enhance its effectiveness and promote the highest standards of Financial management - Taking a lead role in the delivery of growth strategy in due diligence work for new prospective Educational Establishments wishing to join the Group - Playing a key part in examining business efficiency of a variety of operational structures - Assisting in the performance management, mentoring and development of the Group's Finance teams - Being highly visible to Colleagues & Senior Management by visiting all Group sites on a regular basis Experience / Qualifications required: - Ideally a Qualified Accountant who is educated to Degree level - Proven track record of effective financial management across multiple sites or as part of a large organisation - Experience of recent working in a Public Sector environment, preferably mainstream Education, would be highly desirable but not essential - Experience of managing within an Operational and / or Financial role at a Senior level - Must be able to demonstrate competence within a professional, highly regulated framework and delivery of results - Must be able to successfully manage a fast-changing, fast paced environment Hours of work are 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday (36.25 hours per week). You will be required to work during school holidays. This role will pay a salary in the region of £49,000 - £55,000 + excellent benefits package. This is an amazing opportunity to work for a recognised leader in the field of education who are very well connected in the local community. If you're interested in this role, please send my your CV by 12:00pm on Thursday 12th October. They will look to hold interviews week commencing 16th October. An offer will be made shortly after the interview process is concluded. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.
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