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Head of Finance

Hays Senior Finance
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
GBP60000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + $65,000 Dependent on Experience
Closing date
5 Jan 2024

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Education and training
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
We are working with a fantastic multi-academy trust who have recently expanded and have exciting plans for the future. Based in south Manchester. This newly created role will see you join them as their new Head of Finance.
Your new role
As the Head of Finance, reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the financial strategy of the Foundation, ensuring alignment with the organisational goals and compliance with statutory regulations. You will lead and manage the finance teams, providing them with guidance, training, and support. You will also oversee the financial systems, processes, operations, audits, risk management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and funding of the Foundation. You will work collaboratively with the CFO, the board of trustees, the Academy leaders, and other internal and external stakeholders to deliver high-quality finance services.
What you\'ll need to succeed
To be successful in this role as their new Head of Finance, you will have relevant accounting qualifications, experience in financial management and accounting, knowledge of accounting software and data analysis tools, strong analytical and decision-making skills, effective leadership and communication skills, ability to work with upper management and stakeholders, familiarity with financial regulations and risk management, and strategic thinking and commercial awareness. Ideally, with a background in the education sector with a multi-sight overview.
What you\'ll get in return
Joining this team will see you benefit from a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, public sector pension scheme, free on-site parking, long service recognition, staff discounts, free eye tests, discounted corporate membership at local gyms and pools, and time off during the festive season.
What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or get in touch on the details below:
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.
Contact Daniel Emm on 03330105488 or email:

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