Finance Bursar

Job Title: Finance Bursar
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Salary: £46000 - £51000 per annum
Reference: 14041440/001_1569321372
Contact Name: Rebecca Sherman
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2019 11:36

Job Description

  • Lead and manage the Finance and Resources functions
  • This role would suit a qualified accountant with a passion for education

Client Details

A leading Independent academy in Derby who have undergone massive growth. They are keen to add the right Finance Bursar to their team.


The successful candidate for the Finance Bursar role will

  • prepare budgets and forecasts & maintain cash flow projections.
  • Advising on general financial policy within the school.
  • To take a lead on year end audits and liaising with external stakeholders.
  • Payment of all salaries and wages, including PAYE, Superannuation and National Insurance Contributions.
  • Administering pension schemes for teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Providing end of year financial statements in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Involvement in the marketing and development of the school.
  • To act as the Principal's adviser on employment matters including disciplinary procedures.


The successful candidate for the Finance Bursar role will:

  • Hold a relevant accountancy qualification (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CIPFA).
  • Have strong financial accounting skills & able to manage large budgets.
  • Have good communication & presentation skills.
  • Be able to manage and develop members of staff.
  • Be committed, efficient, proactive and with high integrity.
  • Have strong IT skills & commercial awareness.

Job Offer

Up to £45,000 basic salary + Benefits