Finance Manager (Part-Time)

Recruiter
Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School
Location
Hersham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 May 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1148913729
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are a friendly and successful 2-form entry primary school within the Xavier Catholic Education Trust. We are currently looking for a finance professional to join our friendly office team.

Responsible to : Headteacher

Accountable to: Finance Director, Xavier CET

Salary : Grade 9 - FTE£34,688 - £38,476 (actual £13,269 - £14,718)

Hours : 15 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (days and time to be agreed)

Start date : September 2019 (or sooner by agreement)

Closing Date: Tuesday 21st May 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 5th June 2019

You will need to have the following background and personal qualities :

Suitability to work in Education Trust - Satisfactory DBS clearance (essential)

Education and Training :
  • Recognised accountancy qualification, or working towards, or substantial relevant financial experience
  • Take responsibility for own professional development and maintain links with appropriate bodies to enhance information sharing and knowledge
  • Financial management experience, preferably in the public/not for profit sector or in an education setting
  • Has experience of working flexibly in an environment of constant change

    Professional Skills required :
  • Able to maintain confidentiality inside and outside the workplace (essential)
  • Know when to take the initiative, and when to seek advice (essential)
  • Strong interest in systems and processes which will add value and assist in managing change in a Finance environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a track record of establishing and promoting effective working relationships
  • Clear and persuasive communication skills, written and oral, including the ability to negotiate effectively
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to plan and balance priorities, maintaining high standards while working accurately and effectively
  • Customer focused attitude and proven ability to deliver service improvements and work to deadlines.

    Personal Qualities
  • Committed to upholding the Catholic ethos and values of the Trust
  • Good sense of humour and team spirit
  • Hardworking and committed to striving for excellence
  • Able to work effectively under pressure
  • Good manager of time, well organised and focussed
  • Flexible and responsive to change
  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Resilient

If you would like to apply for this job, please download and complete the Support Staff Application Form available from our school website, and return by the closing date - 21st May 2019

Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Consequently if you are appointed you will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. Therefore you will be required to declare ANY convictions, cautions and bind-overs you may have, regardless of how long ago they occurred, including those regarded as 'spent'. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from taking up appointment, it will depend on the nature of the offences and their relevance to the post you are applying for. However, should you NOT declare an offence that is subsequently revealed, e.g. though the DBS check, then this may place your appointment in jeopardy.

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