Chief Financial Officer, High Wycombe

Last update 2024-06-20
Expires 2024-07-20
ID #2081573241
80,000 £
Chief Financial Officer, High Wycombe
United Kingdom, Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe,
Modified March 21, 2024


We are supporting a Multi-Academy Trust in London to recruit a Chief Finance Officer. This is an exciting role for someone already in the sector who is looking for an autonomous, hybrid working role. The position is paying up to £80,000 per annum with very attractive benefits, inclusive of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

This Multi-Academy Trust's values and culture are built up on collaboration and teamwork. They are currently 11 schools with 3000 students within London.

Chief Finance Officer:
Provide full financial management for the Trust.
Play a pivotal role producing and assisting with the financial strategy for the organisation.
Manage a small finance team, inclusive of dotted line responsibility for School Business Managers.
Lead the internal and external audit.
Production of the statutory accounts.
Review and completion of the month end accounts.
Liaise regularly with Principals and Headteachers of the schools.
Produce the budgets for each school.
Ensure the Trust is aligned to the regulations stated with the Academy Trust Handbook.
Be responsible for all ESFA, HMRC and regulatory returns.

Chief Finance Officer:
You must hold a full CCAB or CGMA/CIMA qualification.
At least 5 years experience overseeing a finance function within the Academy Trust sector.
It is critical you have worked with Primary Schools within a Trust.
You will have previous experience leading the financial external audit.
Hold an ability to evidence involvement with financial strategy, budgeting and financial appraisals.
You must have experience preparing statutory accounts.
Ideally you will have a good understanding of the Academy Trust Handbook.
Ideally you will have worked within a centralised MAT model.
You must be comfortable working independently.
It is important you have a working set up from home.
People management experience is critical.
You must have the willingness to meet with key stakeholders regularly.
Ability to deputise for the CEO where required.

Chief Finance Officer: £65,000 - £80,000.
Attractive annual leave allowance.
Local Government Pension Scheme.
Hybrid working.
Flexible working.
Sick pay.
Health care plans.
CPD Allowance.

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Chief financial officer

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