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Finance Manager

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  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Job Vacancy: Finance Manager
Location: Wandsworth, London, SW
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Finance Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in managing the financial operations and ensuring the financial stability of our educational institution. This position is ideal for a proactive and detail-oriented individual who has a passion for finance and education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Management: Oversee all financial activities, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Budget Preparation: Lead the preparation and monitoring of the annual budget, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports for the leadership team and governors.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with all financial regulations and policies, including statutory requirements.
  • Audit Management: Coordinate and manage the annual audit process, liaising with external auditors and preparing necessary documentation.
  • Payroll Oversight: Oversee payroll operations, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Cost Management: Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiencies in financial processes.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Work closely with the leadership team, governors, and external stakeholders to provide financial insights and support decision-making.
  • Team Leadership: Manage and develop the finance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education: A degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field. A professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA) is highly desirable.
  • Experience: Proven experience in a similar role, preferably within the education sector.
  • Skills: Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of financial management, accounting principles, and relevant legislation.
  • Leadership: Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: A competitive salary package, reflective of your experience and qualifications.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing professional development and training.
  • Supportive Environment: A supportive and inclusive work environment with a focus on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Pension Scheme: Access to a contributory pension scheme.
  • Work-Life Balance: A commitment to work-life balance and employee well-being.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application, including a detailed CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.