Finance Manager

Chester Diocesan Academies Trust
17 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Chester Diocesan Academies Trust (CDAT) are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Finance Manager to join the trust’s central team.

The Finance Manager will be responsible for the financial management and statutory reporting requirements of CDAT, including:

·Maintaining the financial accounting systems across the MAT, ensuring compliance with the Academies Financial Handbook and other key financial guidance and statutory requirements

·The monitoring and implementation of appropriate financial policies and procedures across the trust

·The financial management and reporting at school and central level and consolidation of management accounts and statutory reporting for the trust

·Supporting the transition process of converting schools and providing sound financial knowledge and support to the School Business Managers across the trust

The successful candidate will have proven experience of financial management and reporting within a multi-academy trust or primary/secondary school academy, and will hold a recognised qualification in accounting. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to communicate confidently and clearly, and will be a good team player.

25 days leave per year plus bank holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme.

The role is based in the CDAT offices, Church House, 5500 Daresbury Park, Daresbury, WA4 4GE, although it will also involve occasional travel to academies within the trust, all of which are within the Diocese of Chester.

Candidates should complete the application form and submit it electronically so that it is received no later than Wednesday 12th June 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted during w/c Monday 17th June and interviews will be held on Monday 24th June 2019.

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