Deputy Schools Finance Team Manager
£28,221 - £35,229 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.
37.0 Hours per Week
Job shares considered (18.5 hours per week)
We have an excellent opportunity for a Deputy Schools Finance Team Manager to join our busy schools finance team.
As Deputy Schools Finance Team Manager, you will:
- Take a lead role in ensuring that all corporate financial requirements are delivered throughout the financial cycle, ensuring that budget setting, forecasting, final accounts and government returns meet a consistent minimum standard.
- Have responsibility for a portfolio of schools, supporting and advising a range of stakeholders with their financial matters.
- Support the team manager with service delivery and development, analysis and financial evaluation of Directorate proposals and projects.
You will have:
- Full Membership of the MAAT (or equivalent)
- Experience of working in a school, local authority finance team, or similar finance environment.
- Excellent technical accounting skills including experience of annual budgets, year end forecasts and close down of accounts.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
We also offer:
- Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements
- The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Employee benefits including a staff discount card
- As this is an essential car user post you will be entitled to car parking and a mileage rate of 45p per mile
Interview Date - w/c 7th May 2018.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Not Required.
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.