Finance Manager - School

Michael Page
West Sussex, Horsham
£40000 - £50000 per annum
10 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
Tom Camp
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Overall responsibility for all financial matters and the preparation of financial briefings for the school's Leadership Team and Governing Body

Client Details

A finance manager role in a top rated school in Horsham.


Advising on general financial policy and monitoring adherence and compliance

Responsible for the preparation of the Statutory and Regulatory Accounts in accordance with the charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP)

Responsible for the production of monthly Management accounts

Responsible for the multi-year forecast cash flow and preparing and periodically updating forecasts for the future financial performance of the school over multiple years.

Management of cash resources and the monitoring of bank balances and assisting the Bursar to develop cash flow strategies, including investments and loans, to meet future requirements.

To advise on financial implications of capital projects and new initiatives and report on the expenditure to date compared to in year budget, established project budgets and predicted school cash flow.

Overseeing the fixed assets register and calculation of depreciation and reviewing for obsolete items and making recommendations for write offs if needed

Responsibility for the maintenance of the fees, parent, purchase and nominal ledgers, banking and bank reconciliations and petty cash.


Membership of a professional body such as ICAEW/ACCA/CIMA.

Strong technical financial and management accounting skills

Detailed knowledge and experience of Excel, including the ability to create models

Highly proficient in Word and PowerPoint

Good working knowledge of using Management Information Systems

Job Offer

£40,000 - £55,000

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