Finance Director

Michael Page
Essex, Harlow
£50000 - £55000 per annum
28 Sep 2018
26 Oct 2018
Nick Lloyd
Job role
Contract type
Part time

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with a Multi Academy Trust based in Harlow, to appoint a Director of Finance in to their team, to lead the day to day finance function and strategic direction of the organisation.

Client Details

An established Multi Academy Trust in Harlow


Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Headteacher to develop Trust strategy, ensuring that plans are financially robust.
  • Ensuring robust financial management is in place across the Trust.
  • Providing line management of staff and developing the team for high performance.
  • Providing oversight and strategic direction for financial matters across the Trust.
  • Providing financial information and expert financial advice to the Headteacher and the Board of Directors.
  • Providing guidance and support in financial matters to other senior leaders within the Trust.
  • Planning and carrying out key financial activity including budgeting, forecasting and management accounting.
  • Developing strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and relevant external individuals and organisations.


The successful candidate will be:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • An excellent people manager able to motivate and develop the team
  • Experienced in managing a wide range of financial tasks including budgeting and forecasting
  • Experienced in operating at senior management / Board level
  • Able to think strategically and deliver operationally
  • Capable of developing systems to provide effective financial control

Job Offer

£55,000 per annum plus a very generous benefits package

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