Trust Business Manager - St Peters Catholic College

Recruiter
CER EDUCATION RECRUITMENT
Location
Marton-In-Cleveland, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Aug 2019
Ref
1222696231
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION

POST TITLE: Trust Business Manager - St Peters Catholic College
RESPONSIBLE TO: Trust Senior Finance Partner
SALARY: J/K - £28,785 - 32,878 (Pro-rata for Term Time Only plus 20 days)
JOB PURPOSE: To act as the link between the Trust's Central Services team and school leaders across one large / multiple school sites.

To provide strategic and operational support across nonteaching and learning areas of responsibility.

To line manage other school based administration and support staff To lead by example in creating a culture of professional excellence and achievement in all aspects of the NPCAT's Corporate Services team and to at all times demonstrate commitment to upholding and developing the Catholic ethos and aims of the Trust.

Main Responsibilities

Finance, Procurement & Contract Management

• To implement the financial management strategy of the Trust on an operational basis including the adherence to all Trust financial policies and procedures.

• To oversee all actions and reconciliations required to support the Trust's monthly and year-end financial management timetable.

• To maintain school based contract registers and to identify and undertake nonTrust led procurement activity to achieve value for money with support and guidance from the Trust's Procurement, Contracts and Exchequer Manager.

• To collate appropriate information as requested to support Trust led procurement activity.

• To manage all operational performance and quality issues at a local level for both Trust and school led contracts.

• To oversee the maintenance of school based inventories in line with the Trust's financial regulations and to undertake an annual inventory check of all items in each respective school site.

• To support and advise, on specific school issues, the respective Trust Senior Finance Partner when developing both the annual and 3 year budget plans for approval by the Trust.

• To ensure monthly capitation reports are collated and issued to agreed budget holders and that any issues / actions are discussed if required at meetings to ensure expenditure is controlled within agreed budgets.

• In conjunction with the Trust Senior Finance Partner meet with school leaders to agree and report the monthly management accounts for each respective school.

• To present the latest monthly management accounts to each respective LGB meeting as required.

• To act as the lead point of contact for school internal and external audit visits, ensuring provision of required information in a timely manner and to oversee the implementation, with agreed timescales, of actions arising.

• Work with support from the Trust to maximise and generate additional income streams for respective schools and the Trust, including the development of grant bids.

• To review and submit monthly payroll reports in accordance with agreed timescales, agree any required changes and to ensure relevant authorisations are in place from each school's respective Head Teacher.

Estates & Health & Safety Management

• In liaison with the Trust's Estates & Compliance team and school leaders be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of each respective school estate, ensuring an attractive and vibrant environment for learning.

• Assisting the Trust's Estates & Compliance team with any relevant information in the development of bids for capital funding opportunities;

• To maintain on a continuous basis an up to date condition survey and 5 year Estate Management & Capital Investment plan, in the Trust's agreed format, for each school and to use this to assist identify school based priorities to the Trust for capital investment decisions.

• To work in support of the Trust's Estates & Compliance team in developing an approved list of contractors for undertaking works on the Trust's estate.

• To oversee on an operational basis contractors employed on work projects on each school site and to ensure effective liaison is in place between the contractors, each respective school and the Trust on major projects.

• To work under guidance from the Trust's Estates & Compliance team to ensure a robust assurance framework is in place to manage all statutory compliance
requirements at each school and to act as the lead point of contact for any contractors / internal staff with responsibility for premises / compliance management.

• To ensure all Trust and Diocesan requirements and approvals are met when planning estate capital works.

• To act as the main point of contact for external Health & Safety inspections of each school and to oversee with support from the Trust's Estates & Compliance team where required the timely implementation of all agreed actions.

• To ensure all risk assessments for estates, educational visits and other areas are robust and in place

• To ensure all relevant insurance (or RPA) cover is in place for each school.

• To act as a school based champion for all energy efficiency measures and initiatives.

TO APPLY PLEASE CONTACT - OR .
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE SUBJECT TO FULL ENHANCED DISCLOSURE CHECKS BEFORE AN OFFER OF APPOINTMENT IS MADE - AND THESE WILL BE SUBJECT TO RECHECKING AS APPROPRIATE

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