Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET)
Director of Finance, Central, London
Learn, Enjoy, Succeed
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
36 hours per week (including school holidays)
Salary: Circa £60,000 – £65,000 p.a. (more for an
exceptional candidate) plus pay award and
performance reward (non-cash incentive) scheme
Contract term: Permanent
This is an exciting opportunity to work with seven primary schools across London to make a real difference to the lives of young people we serve. We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to be our Director of Finance to work closely with the seven Headteachers to ensure that the budget and strong financial procedures are delivered.
With a centralised finance team, this role works directly with Headteachers to set and revise budgets, produce monthly budget monitoring, along with responsibility for the management accounts side of the Trust. This provides direct working on all financial aspects of the Trust.
To be successful in the role, the successful candidate will require strong interpersonal skills, along with the strong financial expertise. With an impressive track record of working at a senior level and experience of working with Headteachers is required and a commitment to help drive the delivery the BPET vision is key.
Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance has responsibility for the financial management of the Trust and for delivering on the Trust’s financial strategy. This role is the designated Chief Financial Officer for BPET and sits on the Central Senior Management Team.
You will be joining a successful multi academy trust, where schools are strong educationally with all being judged as Good or Outstanding by OfSTED. Our financial systems are also very strong. Most recent audits, internal and external, have been approved with no outstanding recommendations. You will lead a strong, well-established finance team along with a strong network of Office Managers in the schools.
For an informal conversation about the role contact Michael Watson on 020 8406 9689 or 077 4227 4680
Closing: 12.00 on Wednesday 23 October 2019 • Interviews: Wednesday 30 October 2019
The successful candidate will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check as part of our safeguarding procedure.
Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.