Job title: Finance Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Secondary
Functional Expertise: Non-Class Based
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Barking & Dagenham, Greater London
Job published: 12-02-2024
Job ID: 57797

Job Description

School Finance Manager | Barking & Dagenham

Salary: £40k


We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Finance Manager to lead the Accounts Department and manage a brilliant secondary school’s financial resources, based in Barking & Dagenham.


The successful candidate will have experience of managing accounts and/or auditing for a comparable sized organisation along with a background in finance systems, financial control and cash-flow management. You will be highly motivated and will work closely with members of the Senior Leadership Team in a key supervisory and management position.


School Finance Manager:

  • Day-to-day management of the school’s financial resources and accounts functions, such as budget reviews, wage queries, fee queries, journals and internal transfers.
  • Act as a key business partner to colleagues, providing value added decision support, information and insight.
  • Preparation of reports and schedules for the Finance Committee and Board and produce accurate minutes of meetings where required.
  • Line management and development of the Finance Team.
  • Ensure adherence to the financial procedures and controls and where necessary support the development of improvements to reflect best practice that maintains a fit for purpose internal control framework.
  • Support budget holders with advice and guidance in the management of and preparation of department budgets.


School Finance Manager Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience in the preparation and production of management accounts, KPI’s, financial analysis and supporting commentary (within a comparable sized organisation and not likely to be less than 2 years post-qualified).
  • Experience of finance systems plus developing them to meet business needs.
  • Experience of financial control and reporting, cash flow management and forecasting.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and inspire others.


If this School Finance Manager role is of interest to you then please contact Sam at Ribbons & Reeves today!


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School Finance Manager | Barking & Dagenham | INDNCB