Dedicate Recruitment is proud to be working in partnership with this growing Multi Academy Trust, whose values are placed firmly in delivering excellent quality teaching & learning, through passion and commitment by its staff, both teaching and support.
Due to succession planning, they are now seeking a Finance Partner to support five primary schools in central Birmingham, providing efficient financial management information including monthly management accounts, budget management & control and financial planning.
We are seeking a confident finance expert who is comfortable supporting senior Managers advising on budget management, spend and compiling budget plans.
This is a broad and diverse role with the emphasis placed on 'partnering' and 'good customer service' to these schools, as an extension of the finance team.
The client is happy to receive applications from candidates studying towards an accounting qualification or is qualified by experience. Experience of a multi site function is desirable, however, the emphasis is on attitude and the willingness to deliver beyond expectations.
This would suit a School Business Manager or School FInance Manager seeking a broader challenge within finance.
On a personal note, you will be a self-starter with a confident personality who thrives in a customer facing role, with the ability to convey complex financial information in simple terms to non finance staff. The client is happy to receive applications from candidates in the commercial sector, however experience within the public sector or education is desirable.
This is a full time, all year through position. This role offers a flexible working model in which report writing can be conducted from home if you are not required on school premises or in the central office. A job share basis will also be considered.
Due to the location of these schools, a car driver is essential.
Benefits include: LGPS, 28 days holiday, Cycle To Work Scheme, Tech Scheme, Study Support, Employee Assistance Program.
Interviews will be arranged immediately for suitable candidates.
The successful candidate will hold or be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.