NET Academies Trust
Salary: £70k negotiable
Location: Harlow, Essex
Contract: Permanent, full time.
NET Academies Trust, is seeking a high profile, dynamic and focused Finance Director to join and support our leadership team.
Ambitious and with proven experience, you will be responsible for all aspects of Group finance, and will be expected to make a direct contribution to defining strategic priorities that will shape the future of the Trust. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will manage a team with direct reports based remotely at each of our geographical clusters across the UK.
The Director of Finance will play a pivotal role in the central team, supporting the CEO by providing outstanding professional leadership for all financial aspects of the trust. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic finance professional, with a formal accountancy qualification to join a values driven multi-academy trust and to be a key participant in its growth strategy. Our intention is to expand operations in the South East, this role is to support the organisation to fulfill its vision and will be based at Latton Green Primary Academy. Our current FD is in place until the end of March, to ensure a smooth transition into the role.
You will create robust budgets and forecasts, ensure financial records meet compliance standards, provide analysis and insight to support decision making, will lead and support key projects and ensuring financial sustainability.
To be successful you will need a proven record of delivery at a strategic financial level, coupled with a track record in developing high performing teams and individuals. Naturally, you will have advanced analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to switch from macro to micro.
Personable and professional, your technical knowledge will need to be peerless, and you will be more than capable of engaging and influencing people at all levels through excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You will be joining a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation. We are seeking an outstanding leader who will drive performance to support our educational vision.
In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check.
For an application form, job description and person specification please see below:
Closing date: 1st December 2017
Provisional Interview date: 8th December 2017