Role: Finance Business Partner
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Location: North London, Permanent
Dedicate Recruitment is working in partnership with this two school Trust in North London, which is seeking an accomplished Finance Business Partner to support one of their academies in the provision and direction of their budget spend.
Reporting to the Trust Financial Controller, you will play a key role in the production of robust accounts reporting relating to cashflow, monthly budget expenditure, forecasting, capital spend and scenario planning to support the school growth strategy.
You will also be responsible for the payroll for the Trust, for 125 staff, liaising with the outsourced data provider to ensure any queries are dealt with efficiently. Working closely with the Head Teacher and School Business Manager to implement efficient and transparent financial control and support them in their understanding of financial performance, forecasting and budget management.
The successful candidate will be fully qualified in CIMA/ACCA/ACA or CIPFA, ideally with first hand experience in managing and reporting on budget spend within education. You will be highly proficient on systems, the Trust has recently implemented Xero.
On a personal note, you will be a confident individual with excellent verbal and written skills as you will be presenting monthly information to the Senior Leadership Team and to Governors. You will be a natural team player who can build good relationships quickly and effectively coupled with the integrity in delivering credible financial support and guidance.
This is a newly created role with excellent career prospects on offer as the Trust has ambitious growth plans in place.
Interviews scheduled for W/C 29th November.