Finance Manager

Posted 05 February 2024
Salary £40,000 - £50,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance Recruitment
Contact NamePuja Ladva

Job description

We are currently partnering with a leading educational body based in North West London, who are recruiting for a Finance Manager to join their growing team on a permanent contract!

Our client is proud to be recognised as an international charity with a key focus on transforming children’s lives through education.

This is a full time position with a salary band of £40,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience) and the start date is subject to notice.

Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Handling one main budget (income) with a value of £12 million

  • Managing one Finance Assistant, carrying out performance reviews and appraisals

  • Holding responsibility for regional reporting, consolidation and analysis – including for cashflow forecasting, capital planning, cost metrics and efficiencies

  • Providing month end review and sign off of balance sheets and deliverables

  • Working closely with the Regional Finance Director, developing best practice across the region, creating and maintaining finance manuals and guides

  • Delivering regional wide training on new initiatives and the implementation of best practice

  • Taking responsibility for the schools’ accounts preparation including month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations, as well as invoice and financial processing where required

  • Being responsible for processing, checking and approving payments through the banking platform

Experience required:

  • Qualified/part-qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA) or qualified by experience

  • Able to run effective administrative and financial systems

  • Experience working in a multi-site business, managing multiple projects/conflicting priorities

  • Able to use financial databases and confidence in learning new technologies

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 27 days annual leave plus the eight public holidays

  • New year and Christmas closures

  • Generous pension contribution (11%)

  • Excellent starting salary

  • Learning and Development Programmes

  • Active Discounts & Gym Memberships

  • Free eye tests

  • Saver’s scheme – offering discounts from major retailers

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday - Friday 9am-5pm (can offer flexible working hours)

  • Please note that this role does not offer hybrid working, the successful applicant will be required to be on site between two different sites

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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