An Academy Trust in Portsmouth are looking to recruit a Senior Finance Manager as soon as possible, for the next twelve months. It's likely this role would become a long term appointment after the initial contract.
As Senior Finance Manager (SFM), you will be an integral part of the team responsible for ensuring high standards of financial probity within the cluster academies. This role supports a cluster of 3 schools.
You will manage the monthly financial processes, ensuring compliance with the Academies Financial Handbook. You will also support with reviewing processes across the schools to implement standardised procedures, improving efficiency and sharing best practice.
You will lead by example and provide professional leadership across the cluster, in partnership with stakeholders. You will be flexible and open minded in your approach and it is essential that you have excellent communication and leadership skills and promote the ethos of the trust.