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Head of Finance

Employer
Robertson Bell
Location
Barking, Ipswich, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a passionate finance professional looking for a fresh challenge that will allow you to take the next step in your career? Want to join a Multi-Academy-Trust that is at the heart of your local community? Are you eager to work in a fast paced and supportive environment? If yes, read on!

Robertson Bell are excited to be partnering with this fantastic Multi-Academy-Trust which is rated Outstanding based in Barking, as they recruit a permanent Head of Finance for their team. This is an exciting role for someone who is looking to take on a new challenge and is confident in producing and maintaining accurate accounts.

The key responsibilities of the Head of Finance position include:
  • Play a critical role in the preparation of the financial statements, with the view of taking a greater level of responsibility for them as you progress.
  • Business partner with a range of budget holders across the seniority spectrum, challenging spends against budgets and providing analysis and advice as required.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to a small team of finance professional, giving them opportunities to develop and enhance performance.
  • Produce the monthly management accounts in a timely fashion and lead on all things financial planning.
  • Working with all areas within the organisation to develop their financial management & reporting capability.

This is an exciting opportunity for an accountant with ambition to take the next step in their career or help drive a business partnering culture through the trust. Due to the role being based with a Multi-Academy-Trust the Head of Finance post will require you to be in the office five days a week.

The successful Head of Finance will be:
  • A fully qualified accountancy professional (ACA/ACCA/CIMA etc).
  • Ideally, a background working in the education or charity sector, but this is by no means essential.
  • Experience working in a finance role at a similar level.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to learn things quickly and be willing to get involved where necessary.

If this Head of Finance position interests you, please apply today as applications are being reviewed daily!

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