Trust Finance Manager


with specific responsibility as Business Manager at Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls
LP07: 51 – 54 (£48,495 - £51,453) incl. Outer London Weighting.

LIFE is a multi-academy trust which believes that Learning Is For Everyone. All those in our community are asked to consider our three principles: Learning from the past, Living in the present and Looking to the future. Each principle is important and is a part of every school in our Trust. Our schools retain their own values, traditions and distinctiveness but have also chosen to become part of something bigger and extremely exciting
The Trust are looking to recruit an experience Business Manager who will bring enthusiasm and drive to continue the development of the Trust finance operations through the next exciting stage of our growth.

We are looking for:
 An individual with strong financial and management accounting background with solid experience.
 Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, managing, influencing, guiding and mentoring to achieve and deliver the required strategies.
 Ideally someone with experience in a school environment with good knowledge of the ESFA requirements.
 Excellent organisation, administration, auditing and questioning mind-set.
 Access to your own transport and a full driving licence is essential.

Please submit a copy of the Trust’s application form, which can be found on our website, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork, to Julian Dutnall, CEO by 9am Monday 25th March 2019. Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly. The Trust reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date. To find out why we are so proud of the Trust, visit our website: or check us out on twitter.
LIFE Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.


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