Required ASAP 37 hours per week/52 weeks per year Actual salary range £ 46,845pa to £53,311pa

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and skilled Trust Finance Manager for our Head Office in Benfleet. The role covers: • Preparation of consolidated financial reports for the Trust • Completion of all DfE, ESFA and other statutory returns • Leading on procurement & income generation strategies • Providing exceptional support to the schools within the Trust About you The successful candidate will be ambitious with a proven track record of technical ability and relevant experience. The post holder will ideally be a fully qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA/CIPFA) or qualified by experience and have a strong track record of effective financial management. Previous experience of working in the Academy sector is desirable. We can offer • A dynamic and forward thinking Trust that works in partnership to ensure outstanding achievement of all children. • A commitment to your own professional development • An opportunity to be part of a central team with a shared vision of excellence • Hard working and supportive colleagues who are open to new ideas • The opportunity to lead within, and contribute to, our growing Trust

Application procedure

Details of the post are available from Julia Binstead, Personnel Manager via email at

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Applications will only be accepted on the standard application form and CV’s from Agencies will not be accepted.

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: Monday 2nd November 2020