Education Finance Partner

Recruiter
Robertson Bell
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Robertson Bell Finance are working in close partnership with a local authority in North East London to recruit an Education Finance Partner to support a group of schools in the area. This role will be an excellent crossover between local authority and Education experience, and should appeal to ambitious individuals who have a strong understanding of either area. Joining a very financially stable authority, this role sits in a department with high standards and a plethora of accumulated knowledge.

The role reports to the Head of Education Finance. Its main accountabilities are:

*Supporting a group of schools in the local area, providing strategic financial advisory, planning and support services for all aspects of Education Finance
*Assisting budget managers with setting, assessing, and following their budgets
*Managing the groups budgets and financial returns, paying close attention to funding streams to inform best practice
*Support those schools facing financial troubles and helping Senior Management complete various central returns processes
*Provide performance data, financial information, and advice to service managers, senior managers, and those working in partnership with the schools in the portfolio
*Act as the Councils representative for the schools, for example, by sitting on the school forums.

There is a strong preference for qualified accountants (CCAB) who have experience of this niche area of Finance. However, candidates with significant experience in the areas above would be considered even without sufficient qualifications. Candidates must have the combination of exceptional communication skills and demonstrably strong accountancy knowledge to be of interest for this role.

As this role joins a modern, forward thinking team that encourages flexible working, including the opportunity to work from home, this role is expected to be filled before the due date please apply now if you meet the above criteria. Advertised through Zoek e81ae65317824c87b10d15b2bfd0284e7

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