Finance Manager

Recruiter
Leigh Academies Trust
Location
Dartford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1261752520
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Finance Manager with prior experience of working within a school/academy environment, considering a new professional adventure? Dartford Primary Academy, part of Leigh Academies Trust, are highly successful and now have the opportunity for a qualified and credible finance professional to join our team in this pivotal role. This is a rare opportunity as we offer the position on a part-time basis of 25 hours per week. Our successful candidate will join us as soon as possible, offering a comprehensive financial service to the Principal from the off-set. Acting as the budgetary advisor to the Principal on all finance-related issues, you will responsible for the financial management within the academy, ensuring that it complies with the requirements of the Trust's financial policies and processes. Are you an experienced Finance Manager with prior experience of working within a school/academy environment, considering a new professional adventure? Dartford Primary Academy, part of Leigh Academies Trust, has the opportunity for a qualified and credible finance professional to join our team in this pivotal role. Our successful candidate will join us in post as soon as possible, offering a comprehensive financial service to the Principal from the off-set. Acting as the budgetary advisor to the Principal on all finance-related issues, you will be responsible for the financial management within the academy, ensuring that it complies with the requirements of the Trust's financial policies and processes. This opportunity is ideal for a candidate who is seeking progression and further responsibility in their career, and looking to join a highly successful multi-academy trust. Our ideal candidate will: * have school experience (strongly desirable) * have experience working with spreadsheets and computerised accounting software * have experience in budgeting and forecasting The working basis of this role and remuneration offered is 25 hours per week during Term Time plus two additional weeks inset (dates to be agreed annually in advance), with a full-time equivalent starting salary of £29,940; actual salary of £17,498 per annum the reflect the part-time working pattern. This is negotiable based on our successful candidate's qualifications and relevant experience. Working for Dartford Primary Academy: Dartford Primary Academy is a three form entry primary school in Dartford, catering for children between the ages of three and eleven. We have an outstanding Nursery with spaces for 48 children from the age of three on our St Albans Road site and a special needs provision at our York Road site for children who have EHC plans with ASD or speech and language needs. This provision is a satellite of the Trust's outstanding specialist academy, Milestone, and benefits from their leadership and expertise. Dartford Primary Academy is from the collaboration of St Albans Road Infant and Nursery School and York Road Junior Academy and as such has a newly formed, collaborative and effective leadership team who are supportive of all staff and committed to their on-going career development. Joining together the two schools has enabled us to offer a smooth transition for our children from the age of three to eleven and provided staff with enhanced opportunities to work across Key Stages, share good practice and draw on the experience/expertise found in a large staff. Being a part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open between September 2020-2021. The Trust is establishing four 'clusters' of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region's biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you'd receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust . Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to

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