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Chief Finance Officer

Wolverhampton Girls' High School
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
NJC Grade 9 - £56,858 - £60,063 - Full-Time
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

Salary: NJC Grade 9 - £56, 858 - £60, 063


Working Hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm – Monday to Friday – 52 weeks


A conversation with the successful candidate to agree the working pattern is welcomed. Hybrid working is possible with 1 or 2 days per week working from home a possibility.


Required: From September 2024


A new and exciting opportunity for the role of Chief Financial Officer has arisen to join one of the country’s leading grammar schools as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The Chief Financial Officer will have excellent experience of financial and operational management.


The CFO role will work strategically with the Headteacher and Trustees to ensure the proper financial conduct of the school. The postholder will have a proven track record in financial management, detailed knowledge of financial practices, procedures, and regulations, having worked strategically and operationally to improve an organisation. The CFO will keep ahead of funding, compliance and legislative matters providing robust longer term strategic and budget planning that ensures the Headteacher and Trustees are able to make informed decisions. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with the demonstratable ability to motivate, influence and negotiate strategically and effectively to turn a vision into a reality. They  will also have had experience of astutely leading teams and of effectively managing change.


Opportunities like this do not come up often to work with our able and well-motivated students as part of our team of hardworking and committed staff.  The role brings with it the exciting opportunity to work as a full member of the leadership team shaping the strategic direction of the school and collaborating to achieve the school’s goals.


In return, we offer professional support and career development opportunities.  We recognise and value continued professional development and as such, training opportunities will be made available to you throughout your career with us.


Closing date for applications:  4.00pm on 12th July


Interviews will be held on 17th July

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