Head of Finance

  • Job Reference: 431558519-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Morgan Law
  • Location: Bristol, Somerset
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Leading Academy Trust in Bristol is looking to recruit a Head of Finance - a key role within the established and experienced finance team.

This post will lead on the Finance Management side of the organisation and lead a team of 5 Finance Managers, 2 Management Accountants and up to 18 Finance Assistants within our academies.

The key duties of this role include:

  • annual budget production,
  • management accounts reporting,
  • financial performance monitoring and analysis, with a clear focus on business partnering supporting and challenging our senior leaders who have financial responsibility.

The Head of Finance will report to the Deputy Finance Director and will work closely with the Financial Operations side of the Academies. The annual budget for the Trust is circa £85m and includes 24 academies/entities.

This is an extremely varied, exciting and challenging opportunity and would ideally suit a qualified accountant who is use to operating in a busy finance team and being exposed to all areas of the business and all levels of finance and non-finance personnel.

You will certainly need to be self-motivated, be a team player and be detail oriented to succeed in this role and also recognise the need to work flexibly and adapt to changing organisational conditions