Head of Finance

  • Location

    Hayes, Middlesex

  • Sector:

    Education & Training

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  • Salary:

    £275 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    James Whitehead

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Client:

    Michael Page

Leading on financial governance, this role will involve budgeting, forecasting and leading on the audit for this trust. The trust involves a mix of primary and secondary schools in Middlesex.

Client Details

Our client is a growing, ambitious Multi-Academy Trust always focussing on the students best interests in their learning journey. The group has plans to expand its portfolio of schools staying local in the Middlesex countryside. With 2 primaries and a secondary, the group is well placed for their next steps.


This role will involve but not limited too;

  • Managing the budgeting programme liaising with budgeting manager effectively
  • Leading a small team across different sites
  • Leading on the annual audit programme
  • Take responsibility for month end, accruals and day-to-day finance
  • Taking responsibility for financial strategic programmes including a 200k cost-savings programme


The ideal candidate will be;

  • Fully qualified CCAB
  • Have experience in schools finance, especially leading small trusts
  • Have experience with PS Financials
  • Have experience looking after finance teams
  • Advanced Excel skills approaching VBA and Macros

Job Offer

£300/day under umbrella