Financial Controller

Reading, Berkshire
11 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Finance & Legal
Full Time
Contract Type

Education Development Trust is an education charity whose sustainability depends on continuously developing business on commercial terms. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to work out of our Head Office in Reading taking responsibility for leading the global Finance function. This involves providing efficient and fit-for-purpose financial operations, robust internal financial controls and the commercial financial business partnering that enables the Trust to set and achieve the right strategy and associated business objectives.

The Financial Controller position is a key leadership role in the organisation, part of the organisation’s senior management team, attending Leadership Team meetings, interacting with Trustees and contributing to strategy development and business change.

The person we are looking for will be a qualified accountant with current knowledge of best-practice techniques in financial management of complex organisations (operations and control as well as analysis and commercial) and have significant post-qualification financial management experience at a senior level as well as extensive experience of managing a team of professionals.

We offer in return:

  • Annual Leave – 30 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • Matched pension scheme up to 8% of salary
  • Death in Service - 2 x salary
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits such as childcare vouchers, retail & leisure discounts, healthcare savings plan
  • Car allowance
  • Flexible working hours considered

To apply: Please email your CV and Covering Letter to


Closing date: 26th October 2017

1st Interview date: 8th November 2017

2nd Interview date: 21st November 2017


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