We are currently partnering with a leading educational body based in East 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 £38,000 - £50,000 (subject to experience) and the start date is subject to notice.
The role will require the applicant to be on site full-time and split their time across two main sites in West London.
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
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
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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