ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER
Hendon is an ‘Outstanding’ Co-Ed Secondary School Academy. We are passionate about education and about working with our young people to give them the best opportunities and to help them to be ready for the next stage of their life. With approximately 1,300 students and 250 employees it is a dynamic and changing environment where collegiality and professionalism are both required and expected.
We are keen to appoint a qualified and experienced Assistant Finance Manager who will provide support to the Senior Leadership Team and Finance Manager in the effective financial management of the school. The function of the role will encompass training in, and aiding, across the entire spectrum of school financial reporting and management, including working alongside, as appropriate, the Finance Assistant.
We would also welcome candidates who have partial formal accounting qualifications.
The successful candidate must be a highly motivated individual, proficient in MS Office packages and is able to demonstrate excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills. This includes the ability to interpret complex data and report and action on it.
Additionally, it is essential that the person is:
Experienced in preparing management accounts including cash flow forecast and preparing and processing journals.
Have a working knowledge of computerised financial systems and controls as well as accounting principles including accruals / prepayments / deferred income / accrued income / fixed asset register.
Some knowledge of payroll and pensions administration.
Able to work with initiative to tight deadlines and resilience under pressure
The Job Description fully outlines the requirements of this post.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS prior to appointment.
Closing date: 8th October 2020
Interviews will take place the week beginning Monday 12th October 2020
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so please submit your application form at your earliest convenience.
Candidates must complete the School Application Form, which is attached below.
Please Note: CVs will not be considered.