Finance and Human Resources Manager

£30000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
12 Sep 2013
10 Oct 2013
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic and inspirational Academy based in Kent are currently recruiting for an ambitious and driven Finance and Human Resources Manager. The Academy was created to raise aspirations and academic results by using the expertise of the sponsors along with experienced and successful school leaders.

You must be a fully qualified accountant with staff management experience. You must have fantastic communication skills and be approachable to all levels of staff.

Key Responsibilities:

- Provide strategic and general financial support to the Academy, and leading the finance team to organise, maintain and monitor the Academy's financial functions to ensure an effective service to the Academy.

- Prepare The Academy's financial statements in accordance with statutory requirements, funding memoranda, relevant accounting standards and best practice in liaison with the Responsible Officer and External Auditors.

- Advise on HR Policy issues and handle employee relations with empathy in an effective and timely manner.

- In addition you will be expected to provide cover for the Finance and HR staff as appropriate as well as undertaking any other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility entailed in the post.

Essential Candidate Requirements:

- ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified Accountant
- Advanced Excel skills including V-Lookups and Pivot Tables
- Filing of statutory accounts and other returns
- Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of budgets and targets
- Experience of working within the Education sector (Higher Education, Further Education or Academies)
- CIPD qualified or at least five years staff management experience
- Able to provide leadership, direction and motivation
- A high attention to detail with the ability to work to deadlines with accuracy

Successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Check.

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.