Finance Director

Job details

Posted Monday 17 June 2024
Salary £70,000 - £85,000
Location Slough
Job type Permanent
Reference 3342
Recruiter Name Phil Beresford

Finance Director, Slough, Hybrid, £70,000 - £85,000

My client, an Academy is looking for a Finance Director to join the Senior Leadership team and provide strategic oversight and management of the trusts finances.

What will your responsibilities in the role be?

  • Oversee overall financial management, strategy development, and implementation for the Trust.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and maintain robust financial controls, including budget preparation, financial reporting, and audit schedules.
  • Provide financial analysis, insights, and support decision-making for the Board of Trustees and senior management.
  • Manage payroll, bank reconciliations, cash flow, and grant compliance, fostering a culture of financial responsibility.
  • Lead and develop a finance team, managing relationships with auditors, banks, and other stakeholders.

What experience do you need for the role?

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Evidence of senior leadership experience within a finance department of a school/academy.
  • Experience of liaising with internal and external auditors, and board level working.

What else would add to your application?

  • Previous experience of working in a school/trust.
  • Previous experience of looking after IT for a medium to large organisation.
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team.

If this role of interest to you and you have the required skills or know someone with skills that would be interested, then please click apply or email phil.beresford@wademacdonald.com