Head of Schools' Finance

Recruiter
Planixs GRP Limited TA BrightBox Group
Location
Kent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
1240074964
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an accountant looking for a new challenge?

A permanent role has arisen for a Head of Schools Finance to manage a small team providing core financial services to the client regarding all aspects of education funding.

You will be a strong manager with experience at a senior level within the education sector and the ability to work under pressure, organising a wide ranging workload to meet tight deadlines. As an excellent communicator you will network with a wide range of local authority staff, elected members and external partners including Head teachers and Governors.

Ideally you will have experience of working within the public sector ideally a local authority Education/Schools environment. Recent management and professional development and training.

You will have the ability to decipher and understand complex spreadsheets with good IT skills encompassing the ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook and finally have excellent financial awareness with a strong customer focus.

This is a part time role of 2.5 days per week.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level accountancy qualification.
  • Ability to decipher and understand complex spreadsheets.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy whilst being able to organise and prioritise workload even when under pressure.
  • Excellent financial awareness with a strong customer focus.

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