Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RB10275_1581012677
Contact Name: Issy Simons
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2020 18:11

Job Description

Robertson Bell are recruiting for an Interim Head of Finance. Our client is a large Multi-Academy Trust based in and around the London Region, you will have the option to decide which Academy you would like to work out of, this is on a 10 month fixed term contract.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, and managing a small finance team, you will be responsible for:

  • Provide comprehensive management reporting, manage the budget setting process and quarterly forecasting.
  • Produce monthly management accounts packs with detailed analysis and commentary to aid in decision making
  • Continuously review financial processes and implementing changes as necessary.
  • Support the preparation of revenue and capital budgets.
  • Complete monthly VAT returns.
  • Review and signed off the monthly payroll.

In applying for this role, you will ideally be a fully qualified accountant with experience in producing monthly management accounts, financial accountants and leading the budgeting and forecasting processes. It is essential for this role that you have experience of working in a multi academy trust or school. Line management experience is highly desirable. Applicants that are looking for a step-up into a Head of Finance role are encouraged to apply.

This is an urgent requirement so you will need to be available immediately or on a short notice period. Applications will be reviewed daily so please do not hesitate in applying.