School Business and Finance Manager

Job Title: School Business and Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: £42985 - £48616 per annum
Reference: JN -102020-1237358_1602088666
Contact Name: Richard Latham
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2020 17:37

Job Description

School Business & Finance Manager required to join a leading Surrey based Academy Trust

ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified Accountant required

Client Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a School Business & Finance Manager to join a leading Surrey based Academy Trust specialising in providing high quality education for approximately 150 boys and girls from 2-19 years of age.

This could be an ideal opportunity for someone who is a dynamic and a highly motivated individual who can make a difference in the workplace. As part of the Senior Leadership Team this role requires dedication, a high level of organisation, confidentiality and integrity. This is a varied job involving far more than Finance duties.


This is a varied role that encompasses all areas of school management. If successful, your duties will include:

Overall responsibility for finance, HR and premises management

Health and Safety management across the school

Negotiating and influencing the strategic decision making within the school

Managing the school's relationship with external partners

Reporting to the Headteacher and Governors to ensure the school delivers its vision and values and moves to the next stage of its development


Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA Accountant

Recognised management / business degree or equivalent related professional qualification

Management of financial strategy, budgeting and accounting
Managing financial reporting, procurement and fixed assets
Management of large-scale capital building or change projects
Property management
Management of HR and development of staff

Managing at a senior management team level

Job Offer

43 working weeks per year meaning a generous holiday allocation

36 hour working week

Impressive pension

Career progression opportunity

Friendly team

Great working location