Interim Head of Finance

Job Title: Interim Head of Finance
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + Accrued holiday days
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14104839/001_1597176495
Contact Name: Sophie Hawkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2020 21:08

Job Description

This internationally recognised Multi-Academy Trust is looking for their next driving force to run the Finance department with the organisations mission at the heart. This instrumental figure will lead the department for a period of time, streamlining processes and providing accurate, timely and relevant data for a seamless finance system internationally.

Client Details

This charitable organisation is unique in running their educational subsidiaries internationally. Whilst being innovative and forward focused, sustainability and worldwide improvement in education is at the fore front of their mission. They are a team full of experts and passionate about the cause, which drives their hard work and ambition.


  • Running the finance system across the different international entities with analysis from accurate and up-to-date monthly, quarterly and annual data.
  • Ensuring that deadlines are submitted on time and to a high-quality standard.
  • Presenting to the board and stakeholders regularly on planning and budgets.
  • Manage and guiding the finance team to produce a seamless finance function, supported with appraisals, reviews and training to encourage the team to work at their best.
  • Ensuring that processes and procedures are at their most effective and implemented correctly; being in line with the auditing requirements.
  • Being instrumental in developing and instigating the global finance strategy for the Multi-Academy Trust, with sustainability being the focus throughout.
  • Ensuring the key stakeholders are presented with accurate and relevant financial reports on a regular basis, in a clear and concise manner.


To be the Head of Finance you will need to be passionate and driven, believing in the mission of the movement that this organisation is striving for. Alongside having previously worked with international entities, you must be a qualified accountant with multiple years of working in education specifically.

Job Offer

  • Flexibility of partly working from home
  • Competitive day rate
  • Training and guidance