EXECUTIVE FINANCE AND BUSINESS MANAGER
At the FPTA Academies Trust, based in Medway
The FPTA Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Medway, which presently consists of three secondary schools and two junior schools and is currently recruiting for an Executive Finance and Business Manager to support the Finance and HR function within the Trust. We are a growing, multi-academy trust within the educational charity sector with approximately 450 employees across the five sites.
We are looking for a proactive, individual to support the strategic development of each school within the Academy Trust with at least 3 years’ experience of working in Finance Management in an Educational environment and working towards a Professional level accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA).
To provide high quality strategic financial planning, monitor efficient management of the academies’ budget, along with maintaining an overview of personnel, premises, ICT and health and safety matters. Will be responsible for maximising income generation by letting the premises to external users and supporting development of grant applications to support the school.
They must be IT literate with a good level spreadsheets packages, MS Office skills (Excel and Word are essential). They should pay strong attention to detail, and pride themselves on their organisational skills. A good candidate will also possess strong communication skills along with a good level customer
Closing Date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 23rd October2017
Short-listed candidates only will be contacted for interview, which will take place the week commencing Monday 6th November 2017
The FPTA Academies Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer – committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students – any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.
How to apply
Letters of application, together with a completed application form (available on the FPTA website see link below) giving full details of qualifications and experience to date should be sent to:
Mr P Jackson, Executive Principal, FPTA Academies Trust
Arethusa Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2UW
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org