Finance Manager

Posted 30 November 2022
Salary £39000 - £43000 per annum + + benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameRyan Marner

Job description

Finance Manager - Newbury (Hybrid offered after probation) - £39000 - £43000

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Finance Manager for an education provider based near Newbury, Berkshire.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified accountant or late-stage studier to join a great team and a company that is going through an exciting period of change and anticipating high growth in the next few years.

We are looking for an ambitious and dedicated accounting professional who is ready to progress into a Finance Manager role, with line management responsibility for a team of two.

The Role:

  • The Finance Manager will provide an efficient and effective accounting support service¸ including high quality financial advice & guidance, for the Body
  • Assist with all aspects of development and effective operation of financial systems and procedures
  • Ensure that the CEO, CFO and the Trustees are kept informed of the financial performance of the Trust through regular preparation, analysis and reporting of monthly management accounts
  • In partnership with the Principal, FD, & Department Heads, prepare the management account budgets for the school
  • Develop, lead, and manage the finance AP and AR teams
  • Maintain a highly visible and professional profile within trust and the community
  • Support the ethos and aims of the organisation

To be successful

  • Ideally you will be a qualified / finalist (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Accountant with at least five years relevant accounting experience
  • You will possess excellent systems and excel knowledge
  • You will have the ability to manage and mentor a small team
  • Previous experience of working with a Schools or trust environment are beneficial but not essential
  • The key to success here is to be enthusiastic, detailed, and passionate about numbers and process improvement

Finance Manager - Newbury (Hybrid offered after probation) - £39000 - £43000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.