Head of Examinations and Finance

£35000 - £45000 per annum
09 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019
Stuart Kingsnorth
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Head of Examinations and Finance
Location: West London
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Start: ASAP
Role: Permanent & Full Time

Our client is a leading provider of private sixth form education in the UK. The College is an acknowledged leader in the field of exam-orientated education. It offers students a university style environment focused on individual attention in classes of no more than ten.

They are looking to recruit a committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated Head of Examinations and Finance to join the Leadership team.

Ideally, they are looking for a candidate who is bright, ambitious and would like to gain some general business experience before deciding on what direction their career will take.

A focus on business is important because this person will need to be trained in basic finance, including Sage as well as handle detailed and pressurized work with organizing students' exam entries.

The ideal candidate will have a good degree, A levels and preferably some experience with private education.

Because the role involves as much personal interaction as data-driven numerical work, the ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills.

The role will involve the below responsibilities, along with the scope to develop the role further:

• Organised
• Can handle pressure
• Leadership
• General IT proficiency and MS Office (Word, Excel etc)
• Good understanding of current JCQ legislation
• Basic understanding of the management accounts, payroll and credit control
• Quick learner
• Problem solver
• Motivation to work with children and young people
• Ability to form and maintain positive relationships with other staff members, students, parents and suppliers
• Working under pressure

Holiday: 20 days, the Christmas holiday period plus Bank holidays.


Farrer Barnes Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. Farrer Barnes Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.