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Senior Finance Manager

Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
Birmingham, West Midlands
£38,296 - £46,549 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 6 secondary schools, 14 primary schools, 1 all-through school, a Teaching School Hub, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, North Warwickshire and Coventry.


Senior Finance Manager

Full Time, Permanent

£38,296 - £46,549 per annum



Are you an ambitious Finance Professional looking for your next career move in the education sector? 


This role is ideal for someone wanting to be part of a Multi Academy Trust, where the over-arching focus is to deliver the best outcomes and experiences for our children.


The Senior Finance Manager will work as part of the finance team, led by the Head of Finance, to deliver an expert service to our schools. We are looking for an exceptional individual to provide Finance Leadership to help identify financial improvements and deliver a sustainable budget. Your primary role will be to ensure robust financial management is in place across the ATLP in accordance with the Academies Financial Handbook and ATLP’s Finance policy.  You will manage and develop a team of Finance Managers delivering an excellent standard of customer service to schools within our trust.


The successful applicant will manage and develop a team of Finance Managers delivering an excellent standard of customer service to schools within our trust.


What we are looking for

  • Qualified Accountant or Part qualified with significant relevant experience To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools To be committed to keeping our students safe Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate Be an outstanding practitioner Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders Excellent people manager who is able to motivate and develop the teams you lead The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role

Salary:                 £38,296 - £46,549 per annum, starting point determined by relevant experience


Hours:                 37 hours per week, all year round


Location:            The role will be part of the ATLP Central Services team and based at Arthur Terry School, although flexible and mobile working is encouraged.  Some travel between ATLP School sites will be required


Start Date:         Required as soon as possible


What you will get in return


  • Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training, mentoring and progression opportunities through apprenticeships and other routes. A competitive salary An Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits package Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme) Professional Development & Wellbeing Days

What you need to do now


For an application pack please visit our website:


To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Ria Farrell, Head of Finance via email


Completed applications should be emailed to


Please note we do not accept CV’s; applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.


Closing date:  9:00am, Wednesday 29th November 2023


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.


We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.


Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation ATLP-Safeguarding and Child Protection policy 2022/2023


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