Regional Deputy Finance Manager
About The Organisation
Our client is a regional arm of a UK leading multi-academy trust. Their mission is to transform the lives of their communities and support their young people and staff through their journeys with the organisation. They strive to help their students reach their potential by pushing for excellence, and this is where you come in.
As one of five regional divisions, they oversee and work with academies in the South-West of England primarily located in and around Bristol. As they grow, they are now seeking a Regional Deputy Finance Manager to work out of their offices in Brislington.
- Salary of £35,745 - £39,880
- Benefits package
This is a rare and exciting opportunity for high calibre AAT qualified financial management professional to join the senior ranks of the organisation and support their fantastic academies.
As part of a broader network of academies stretching across the UK, our client is in a unique position to provide exciting opportunities to their staff members, ensuring there are always challenges to keep you motivated and focused on our goal. This is to provide outstanding educational facilities that level the playing field and ensure everyone can succeed.
As such, you’ll be making a unique contribution to the organisation’s operations, ensuring they have the funding to continue their mission, positively impacting lives and making a real difference to their students. Adding this position to your portfolio will be a truly rewarding and exciting experience and will be sure to enhance your prospects and opportunities.
So, if you would like to join our client in their state-of-the-art, technology-rich facilities and play a critical role in their activities, they are waiting to hear from you.
As the Regional Deputy Finance Manager, you will be tasked with pursuing relentless high standards across the organisation’s entire financial portfolio, supporting their financial health and ensuring compliance. You will deliver robust financial management, governance and administration work that supports the organisation’s trust.
Working as part of a team to service the South-West, you will be involved in the production of budgets and long-term financial plans, budget monitoring reports and internal checks and balances.
You will process end of period returns, ensuring absolute accuracy, whilst supporting and line-manging a team of Finance Assistants in the processing and production of purchase orders and invoices, banking and payroll data.
To be considered as the Regional Deputy Finance Manager, you will need:
- Financial Management experience including regular, efficient and detailed monitoring of accounts against spending and budget plans
- Experience of providing advice and guidance on finance-related matters to relevant stakeholders
- Transactional finance and payroll experience
- Detailed knowledge of financial planning and budgetary control processes, with the ability to lead the development of a three year financial plan
- The ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment and balance strategic and planning activities
- Strong organisational and record-keeping skills
- To be proficient in the use of MS Excel spreadsheets, MS Word and computer-based accounting packages
- Educational qualifications to A level standard or equivalent
- To hold an AAT qualification or similar
Other organisations may call this role Deputy Finance Manager, Accountant, Head of Accounting, Finance Manager, or Management Accountant.
Our client is also eager to hear from those looking to progress their career in Accountancy, Accounting, Finance or Financial spheres.
The closing date for this role is the 24th January 2022.
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