We are currently looking for a Finance Lead / Regional Manager to undertake a temporary to Permanent position within the Educational sector in the area of Maidenhead. The permanent salary would be the £50,000 per annum. The requirements for your application to be considered MUST be: Previous experience in a similar role Be able to be DBS cleared Immediately available If you meet the 3 above criteria's please see below the job description. Job Description Provide leadership to the regions accounting function, ensure the regions finance team has strong oversight and controls in place in relation to both regional and academy processes. Oversee the preparation of revenue and capital budgets in line with policies and the corporate timetable. Working closely with the ROD and Regional colleagues, incorporating necessary challenge to the budget holders and working with the RODDROD to ensure budgets are maintained. Ensure the regional team continues to have robust and efficient processes, including the procurement, ordering and payment process with regard to revenue spend and capital spend. Cash management and financial systems. Provide high level professional financial advice to the RODDROD, and Regional Executives. Manage and motivate the regional finance team. Coordinate the training of regional finance personnel. Oversee the preparation of regular monthly and ad-hoc budget monitoring data to ensure systems are fit for purpose and delivering adequate control and value for money. Providing necessary challenge to budget holders. In conjunction with the ICT support services ensure that the accounting software is fit for purpose and optimised. Additionally lead on any financial IT related projects, for example embedding new software. Manage key projects within the Finance Department, ensuring that resources are utilised effectively and deadlines are met, using sound project management techniques. Ensure that monthly and year-end balance sheet reconciliations are timely and accurate, and ready for review by Financial Controller. File all accounting returns (if applicable) within deadline. Ensure all Regional expenditure is in line with the financial regulations scheme of delegation. Ensure that regional financial policies are up to date, fit for purpose and compliant with the ESFA's and statutory requirements. Ensure that grant claims are submitted in a timely manner. Ensure thorough review and sign off of the monthly payroll and related processes. Undertake other duties as required that are consistent with the role and responsibility of this post. If you have the above experience please apply and I look forward to hearing from you.