The Royal Liberty School
Part of The Success for All Educational Trust
Upper Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex, RM2 6HJ
Tel: 01708 730141
Fax: 01708 723950
Director of Finance
Salary: Competitive Annual Salary of £63,651 to £66,936 (For a suitably qualified candidate this may be negotiable)
Hours: Full time, 36 hours a week, negotiable for the right candidate. 52 weeks per year
Required September 2022
Location: The Royal Liberty School
The Board of Trustees of The Success for All Educational Trust wishes to appoint a dynamic Director of Finance to lead our Finance and HR team who form part of the Trust's Central Services Team based at The Royal Liberty School and to provide strong financial leadership within our successful Multi-Academy Trust. You will be a key member of The Trust Executive Leadership Team responsible for the provision of financial services across the Trust as well as providing support to Academy Head Teachers with budgeting. You will be responsible for the delivery of accurate monthly reporting, budget building, quarterly forecasting and budget and resource monitoring.
The Success for All Educational Trust was formed in September 2017 and currently consists of five academies in the London Borough of Havering: Redden Court School; The Royal Liberty School; Sanders Draper School; Rise Park Junior School and Rise Park Infants School.
Our mission is:
‘To work together to support ambition and excellence in education’.
At the core of everything we do is our Commitment to
‘Success for All’
Our vision as a Trust is focused on a ' Commitment to Success for All' and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The Trust is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches. In all of our schools we insist upon an inclusive approach to learning, innovative teaching, a broad and balanced curriculum and strong pastoral systems. The welfare and development of all of our staff is considered by us to be a vital element of school and Trust improvement with all staff encouraged and enabled to avail of CPD opportunities. This vision does not come cheaply and you will play a vital role in the financial leadership and stewardship required to achieve this.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Experience of producing and managing large, complex budgets
- Experience of managing a successful team
- Experience of producing annual returns and monthly management accounts (oversight)
- Ability to meet challenging deadlines, show initiative and manage time effectively
- Ability to draw up contract specifications, procure services and manage contract fulfilment
- Ability to prioritise, plan and organise with meticulous attention to detail
References from 3 previous employers will be sought prior to interview.
Deadline for applications:
To apply, please complete an application form on the School's website www.sfaet.co.uk and forward your completed application to email@example.com by 4p.m. on Thursday 14th July.
Interviews are planned for Monday 18th July
For further information or to arrange a meeting with the CEO please contact Caroline Morris: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Success for All Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosures is required for this post.
We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome fron all sections of the community regardless of gender,gender identity,ethnic origin,disability,age or sexual orientation.