Finance Manager

Term time only would include 2 weeks plus INSET days/twilights;
37 hours per week (41 weeks).
Option for term time only or full time to suit individual needs.
Pay Scale: Level 7 or 8 Fringe depending on experience*.
Closing date: 9am Friday 23 April 2021.

*Level 7 NJC Points 30–35; full time £34,733–£39,841.
Term time only actual salary £31,267 to £35,866.
*Level 8 NJC Points 36–41 Full time £40,831–£45,814.
Term time only actual salary £36,757 to £41,242.

The Westgate School is committed to the wellbeing, development and growth of staff and students so that all can flourish together. We are seeking to appoint a committed and creative Finance Manager to work with the Head Teacher and the existing Finance Team in effectively carrying out all financial processes. The Westgate School is an oversubscribed, hugely successful, secondary school with exceptional facilities and has just completed a further expansion project. We currently have 1217 students on roll including Sixth Form and 140 staff supporting positive outcomes for all our students.

You will:

  • Provide high-quality financial support service to the school
  • Lead a committed and hardworking finance team
  • Be a team player who likes to make a difference
  • Be reflective and have a strong moral compass
  • Be passionate about maximizing our financial resources to change life opportunities for young people

We offer:

  • An excellent school at the heart of the local community with the opportunity to make a difference
  • A positive working environment, which prioritises staff development, health and wellbeing.
  • A strong team ethos where compassion and kindness underpins all we do
  • A commitment to your personal development and growth with bespoke training
  • A generous pension scheme and healthcare plan
  • A well-resourced and attractive working environment

The successful candidate will ensure that the school’s financial systems and processes are managed and operated efficiently and effectively, which includes payroll and pensions. Ideally candidates will have experience in an educational setting, budget monitoring and knowledge of the statutory financial requirements adhering to EFSA guidelines. Prior knowledge of Civica would be desirable but training and development is available to the right candidate.

If you would like to visit the school or have an informal conversation about the role prior to applying please contact Mrs Venturini, via email, and she will organise this for you.  For further details and application pack please see our website or should you wish to receive this information via email or post, please contact Mrs Venturini via email  

An enhanced DBS will be required for this post.

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