Senior Finance Manager (North London Cluster)

London, UK
19 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to: Regional Finance Director

Location: North London Region

Salary: c. £50k, Newly Qualified Accountant (
The Role

As Senior Finance Manager, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for ensuring high standards of financial integrity within the region's academies. You will be responsible for a small cluster of schools in the region, covering Ark Elvin in Wembley and King Solomon Academy in Marylebone, where you will strategically partner with the school leadership teams, line manage the school finance teams and manage all financial processes, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Academies Financial Handbook.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)
  • Ensure timely production and issue of management accounts, financial reconciliations, cash flow forecasts and returns, as required
  • Strategically partner with the Schools' Principals and Senior Leadership Team to ensure the best educational delivery is obtained within the schools' budgets
  • Prepare monthly financial reports, analysis and updates for the school Principals and the Local Governing Bodies, as required
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of termly budget and forecast reports with schools and support the Regional Finance Director with the presentation for approval by the Local Governing Bodies

  • Carry out other reasonable tasks as directed by the Regional Finance Director
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all students
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check

Safe recruitment procedure

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.


We require all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment; this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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