Schools Finance Manager

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary £600 per day via an Umbrella Company
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Finance Recruitment
Contact NameOlivia Morgan

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Local Authority, who are looking to appoint a Schools Finance Manager on 3 – 6 month contract.

This will be a full-time position available on a remote basis with a daily rate of £600 via an Umbrella company.

The ideal candidate will be qualified and have extensive experience within Schools Finance at a Local Authority.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Looking after the DSG and overseeing a team of seven direct reports (Finance Analysts and Management Accountants)

  • Allocating and calculating the DSG funding and providing specialist advice on complex business matters

  • Reviewing funding for pupils and students under the DSG formula, monitoring the annual and monthly budgets and supporting the team in the production of management accounting information

  • Providing advice and guidance to over 200 schools

  • Attending school’s forum to discuss matters of allocation and distribution of funding to individual schools

  • Closing all maintained schools accounts within agreed timeframes

Experience required:

  • Experience required in Schools finance within a Local Authority

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • CCAB qualification

  • Strong background with DSG

Working hours:

  • 5 days per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

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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