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Deputy Finance Director

Macildowie Recruitment and Retention
Cambridgeshire, UK
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27 Jan 2021

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Deputy Finance Director | Education Sector | Cambridgeshire | £45,000 - £51,000
Macildowie are delighted to be partnering with a large growing organisation within the education sector who are seeking to appoint a Deputy Finance Director to work closely with the FD following the successful growth and expansion of the team the last couple years.

It is a great time to join with exciting plans for the coming years and you will be playing an instrumental part in both leading and helping deliver projects, which will significantly impact the wider organisation.

The Role
Reporting into the Director of Finance you will be a key new appointment offering support and advice across the organisation as well as mentoring the wider finance team.

They are looking for an experienced manager with prior experience within the not for profit/ public sector who will oversee the sales and purchase ledger as well as month end processes

Deputy Finance Director Responsibilities
  • Overseeing month end close and monthly forecasting processes
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations and annual budget
  • Preparing the annual financial statements and financial returns as required by the ESFA
  • Overseeing the Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger management
  • Controlling capital expenditure and fixed asset register with monthly reconciliations
  • Collaborating with project leads and the wider finance team to implement corrective actions to address performance issues
  • Preparing relevant financial and organisational information to facilitate change

Requirements- Fully qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA)
- Not for profit/ Public sector experience
- Prior management experience due to 7 direct reports into this post.

- c18% employer contribution
- 46 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

This Deputy Finance Director role is an excellent opportunity to work within an educational organisation where you will be able to partner with the Senior Management teams and oversee the finance function.

If you meet the requirements and are keen to find out more please apply now with an up to date CV and we will get in touch shortly.

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