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Senior Finance Manager

Michael Page
West Midlands, England, Birmingham
GBP250 - GBP350 per day
Closing date
6 Mar 2023

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Charity and not for profit
Salary band
£150 - £300 per day, £300 - £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

This role will work with the Head of Finance to ensure robust financial management is in place across the trust in accordance with the Academies Financial Handbook. The role will also manage and develop a team of finance managers delivering an excellent standard of customer service to schools within our Trust.

Client Details

This role is for a highly successful multi academy trust which encompasses just under 20 schools across the West Midlands region.


  • Prepare monthly budget monitoring reports for specified schools.
  • Assist in month end and year end procedures.
  • Income tracking and ensuring funding is correctly applied for. Budget planning and forecasting.
  • Update and maintain budget planning software.
  • Provide advice and guidance on financial matters, e.g. budget costing, budgetary control, year-end forecasts and financial systems.
  • Providing timely financial management information and reports to relevant stakeholders.


  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools
  • Hold a recognised accountancy qualification (CCAB)
  • Experience of working within a Finance team, ideally in a school or education setting
  • Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Be highly organised and able to prioritise
  • The ability to work in a face paced, challenging yet rewarding role

Job Offer

  • A blend of home and office-based working
  • A competitive salary
  • Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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