MAC Finance Manager

Our Lady of Compassion Primary School
18 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
Job Ref
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

37.0 Hours per Week

The Board of Directors of the Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Multi Academy Company (“MAC”), with the support of the Birmingham Diocesan Education Service, are now seeking to appoint to the role of MAC Finance Manager to join our newly created MAC Central Team. The start date for this position is 1 February 2021 (or sooner if possible) with an initial contract for a 12-month period (with potential for extension thereafter).

The Our Lady and All Saints Catholic Multi Academy Company (OLAAS) comprises of 12 primary schools and 1 secondary school within the Solihull, Birmingham and Warwickshire areas with schools scheduled to convert to the MAC on 1 April 2021. The office location of the post is based in Solihull. The successful candidate be a highly effective experienced qualified accountant who is able to liaise with key stakeholders to set budgets, manage expenditure and monitor accounts.

The postholder will be working alongside Headteachers, School Business Managers, Local Governing Bodies, the Board of Directors, and the MAC Central Team to ensure the MAC is financially secure and managing processes effectively.

We wish to hear from you if you have:

• Experience in managing accounts and budgets.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that inspire and motivate.

• A passion for making positive change to children’s lives.

Our successful candidate will receive:

• A competitive salary

• A unique exciting career opportunity to be part of an evolving and growing MAC which is committed to staff development and career progression.

• The opportunity to be part of an exciting new development in finance management within the MAC, supported by a dedicated MAC Central Team and Board of Directors.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 7 December 2020.

Interviews: Friday 11 December 2020

To find out more and to receive a candidate pack of information, including application form, please contact: Jane Martin, Business Manager at St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School by email to Please also contact Jane if you would like to have an informal conversation regarding the role with Janice Murphy, MAC Project Development Manager prior to submitting your application.

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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.

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