A leading Academy Trust based in Northampton are looking to recruit a Financial Controller as soon as possible.
The main focus of the job will be:
To oversee the day to day operations of the central finance team and ensure central processes are robust, timely and accurate. Work with regional finance colleagues and Regional Directors as necessary on wider group systems, again ensuring they are of a high standard. Develop and promote the central finance team and line manage the team. A key focus will be continued adherence to financial compliance, a high level of financial accuracy of the trusts books and continued development of financial systems to ensure risk is minimised and management reporting is good. The successful candidate will work with a range of stakeholders across the organisation. Management of staff will be involved, which will include 1 x AP, 1 x Apprentice and the Payroll Manager who is in turn responsible for a team of 3.