School Finance Manager

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary £170 - £190 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

School Finance Manager - Full Time - Lewisham - September Start!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new School Finance Manager (SBM) at a Primary School within the London Borough of Lewisham.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager, who is able to focus on providing financial support alongside the Headteacher and working closely with Governors to provide budget monitoring. It is important that applicants have previous experience working within the finance department of a school. Ideally the candidate will have worked for a School or Trust previously.

The position will require you to manage a Finance Assistant and provide support to the rest of the administration office with financial queries, also providing any necessary training to those in your team who might need it or join later on down the line.

For this role, you will need to have previous experience as a Finance Manager within a school or education setting where you have used FMS and other finance software such as Access. You will need a strong understanding of accounts and budgeting.

Key Details:

Role: School Finance Manager for a Primary School

Contract: Long-term

Daily rate: £170 - £190 per day

Schedule: 35 hours per week - Monday-Friday

Start date: September 2024

As a Finance Assistant you will have:

*Extensive experience with RM Finance

*Strong IT skills

*Financial management experience within a school

*Excellent time management

*Impeccable organisation skills

*Strong communication skills

*An enhanced DBS check on the update service before starting the role

*Have an AAT, ACCA or CIMA certificate or a BA Honours in Accounting and/or Finance

What the school can offer:

*The opportunity to work as part of a team that is committed to ensuring the best possible start for all children

*Enthusiastic children with a love of learning, and their school community

*A committed staff and Trust

*Opportunities for professional development to ensure your success

*A parent community that is supportive of the school and its aims

Apply for this School Finance Manager role by sending your CV to Carly Walters Education. You will be contacted by your personal consultant (if shortlisted)!

We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. You will have a safeguarding responsibility if appointed.

The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service and employment will be subject to references.

Please note this role is not suitable for applicants who do not have the Right to Work in the UK. We do not offer sponsorship.

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School Finance Manager - Full Time - Lewisham - September Start!