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Finance Manager

 Level 6, Scale 13-20

(£12,900.98 - £14,819 pro rata)

Monday - Friday (hours are negotiable)

25hrs per week (term time plus 5 non pupil days)


We are looking for a highly skilled and competent, enthusiastic person, who is well organised, efficient and methodical to join our friendly office team to manage the school’s finance system.


This is a great opportunity for an individual who has a strong background in finance to join our team. The successful candidate will oversee the financial arrangements and will assist the Headteacher to control the school’s budget.


The post holder will be required to:

  • Prepare and administer the school budget
  • Invoice and order goods and supplies
  • Maintain and reconcile all bank accounts
  • Ensure appropriate insurance and services are in place and be fully conversant with Health and Safety regulations and ensure compliance
  • Be part of a team by supporting the everyday runnings of the school office


The successful candidate should be / have:


  • Experience in financial management and budgeting 
  • Working knowledge of appropriate financial policies and procedures 
  • A ‘can do’ flexible attitude 
  • Professional and reliable
  • Be part of a team by supporting the everyday runnings of the school office
  • Experience in financial management and budgeting
  • Working knowledge of appropriate financial policies and procedures
  • A can do and flexible attitude
  • Professional and reliable
  • Willing to work collaboratively with others and work autonomously
  • Ability to complete complex returns, write complex letters and reports
  • Understanding and compliant of the procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality


Proven financial skills are essential as well as GCSE Maths and English or equivalent. AAT qualified, working towards or relevant financial experience is essential. A working knowledge of FMS and SIMS would be an advantage.


An application form and job description is available here via   

CV’s will not be accepted.


If you require any other additional information, please contact Kerrie Lawton at


Closing date: 1st August 2021


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