Alexandra Park School is hiring a Finance Director in North London, UK.

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Job Ref No 13744626
Location North London
Location (Region) UK and ROI›UK
Consultant name Victoria Ward
Function CFO & Financial Management
Industry Public Sector & Not-For-Profit
Job type Permanent
Local Salary £50,000 - £60,000

Finance Director to work with the Headteacher in managing the Academy finances, taking a proactive role in the key financial processes, including budget setting, monitoring and accounts closure and assist in planning developing and implementing operational and finance strategy.

Job description

Reporting to the Headteacher your key responsibilities will include:
  • To work with the Headteacher in managing the Academy finances, taking a proactive role in the key financial processes, including budget setting, monitoring and accounts closure
  • To lead on financial processes and compliance with central government or EFA regulations/ recommendations (e.g. audit and CFR)
  • To review and implement best value with particular emphasis on Premises & Facilities Management contracts
  • To manage the finance team in effectively supporting the setting, monitoring and closure of accounts.
Who we're looking for

You must be a Qualified Accountant (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA) with substantial experience of financial / management accounting and proven experience operating at a senior level having dealt with complex financial issues. You will be flexible in approach with the ability to take a strategic view whilst maintaining "hands-on" practical skills.

Excellent communication skills with exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills are essential and you will have the confidence to deal professionally and effectively with Governors, Senior Staff and external contacts as well as pupils and parents.

We recognise that our strategy of appointing outstanding, highly qualified staff who bring vision, energy, enthusiasm and very high expectations to the school has been instrumental in our achievements.

Previous experience working in the education sector is not essential.

About our client

Alexandra Park is a vibrant mixed comprehensive school whose motto 'Success for All' captures our determination to maximise the life chances of every student. Graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, the staff are passionate about building on our current success and furthering the achievements of our students.

Consultative, proactive and outward looking and truly at the 'cutting edge' of new educational developments. APS has created a great environment for learning and a great environment to work in. APS are also a National Teaching School.

APS are a well-established and proactive partner within Haringey's family of schools. APS are looking to develop this further with plans to move from a single to multi-academy trust.


What's on offer

£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

Part time working considered

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