Overview

Director of Finance

Dedicate Recruitment is working in partnership with this prestigious independent school situated in the heart of East Kent that is steeped in academic history and offers excellent quality of teaching and learning. They are now seeking to appoint an exceptional Finance Director to lead on day to day finance.

Reporting directly to the Bursar, with a wider remit to the Senior Leadership Team and Governors Committee, you will be responsible for all financial management control of the school. You will play a key role to maintain and develop the ten-year strategic plan, ensuring all compliance is met in line with tax and charity regulations and co-ordination of the annual budget with significant input of financial modelling.

Leading a team of ten staff, you will ensure they are delivering in their support of all round financial and budget information coupled with your guidance on the delivery of the IT function.

The successful candidate will hold a full accountancy qualification with a minimum five years’ experience held within a senior finance role in education. You must be able to demonstrate proven experience within a complex organisation and in delivering on capital projects, can think strategically and be confident of initiating change. An excellent communicator, you will possess the gravitas to influence across all levels of staff and act with integrity for the purpose of delivering first class financial information.

This is a unique opportunity to join this highly regarded school which offers not only a challenging and diverse remit coupled with the exciting prospect to contribute to its continued excellent reputation.

Closing date for applications 5pm on Friday 27th November 2020.

First round interviews w/c Monday 7th December 2020.

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