We are looking for a Director of Finance and Operations to lead on the strategic management of finance across our multi-academy trust. They will act as our company Chief Financial Officer.
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum, to be negotiated with the successful candidate based on experience;
Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday. This is an all-year round role (AYR);
Contract: Permanent Contract;
Work Location: You will be based at Northwood School but may be required to travel to our schools from time to time.
QED Academy Trust is a charitable organisation that operates several schools in the northwest London area with a turnover of approximately £15m, employing 350+ predominantly graduate staff. Our objective is to deliver consistently high standards of education, always striving for excellence.
Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone with a strong financial background and a professional financial qualification. Previous experience of an educational setting is desirable, but not essential as induction will be provided.
The successful applicant will also:
- Be able to deliver effective financial and operational reporting to a variety of audiences, providing performance evaluation and forward planning.
- Demonstrate previous experience of delivering projects and initiatives to maximise revenue streams and deliver cost efficiencies.
- Be an individual of integrity supporting the aims and vision of the Trust.
Application Instructions: As an educational organisation we cannot accept a CV alone and ask that you complete our application form providing a full career history to ensure we comply with safeguarding best practices. The post-holder will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, reference checks and other mandatory pre-employment checks.
Closing Date: Friday 23rd April 2021 at 5:00 pm;
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 26th April 2021.