SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER
Permanent - Part Time
The successful candidate will be expected to take up this post as soon as possible to ensure training is in place with the existing post holder. This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed team and an academy trust that recently expanded to 3 schools. The Trust vision is: ‘In Partnership to provide excellence for all our children’
Hours per week - based on 22 hours per week – 41 weeks per year
Daily Hours - Flexible, there will be some scope to access systems from home e.g. during school holidays and to work across 3 or 4 days per week subjecting to meeting work deadlines
REQUIREMENTS OF THE POST
This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with strong accountancy skills to join a small dedicated finance team. The successful candidate will undertake key financial tasks and provide support to the Director of Finance and the team.
We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the relevant skills backed up by experience, with an eye for detail and accuracy; who preferably have some experience of working with school financial accounting packages. Applicants should be mindful of relating their skills/ qualifications / experience to the person specification when completing their application.
The post is primarily based at Oldway School with a requirement to visit other schools and liaise with Heads of School/Senior Trust staff.
Salary will be pro rata and in accordance with the Riviera Education Trust Pay Policy (£30,756 - £33,136 FTE), note pay award pending 1.4.2019 (FTE £31,371 - £33,799). This post is based on NJC scales/Torbay Grades and is Graded at Scale I (Actual salary £16,463).
PROCEDURE & APPOINTMENT TIMETABLE
The closing date for applications is noon on 21st February 2019, applications to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
An application form and further details can be downloaded below. Interviews will be held week commencing 25th February. Experience has shown that we have a high volume of applicants for this type of vacancy and candidates who have not been contacted before this date should consider their application unsuccessful.
Riviera Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils. As this post meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and references before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.