Financial Controller (Full or Part-time considered)
Financial Controller (Full or Part-time considered for the right candidate)
Hays Senior Finance is excited to be working in partnership with The Morris Education Trust (TMET) who are a multi-academy trust founded from the standalone academy trust of Impington Village College. They formed in 2016 to develop a local family of schools initially within Cambridgeshire. They are passionate about and deeply committed to comprehensive, community-rooted education. Their schools share and collaborate in a partnership, believing that education in their region should be highly regarded across the nation and beyond.
Due to tighter funding and the merge of two finance functions they have a new exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to join their finance team to help implement and improve their current finance function's efficiency and processes.
Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, you will contribute to the leadership of the trust. This is a pivotal rolewhere you will need to partner with key stakeholders across the organisation to develop strong internal relationships to ensure the effective management of financial resources.
The successful candidate will be either CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or ACA qualified and be a finance professional. You will have strong commercial business acumen, with high levels of drive, ambition and resilience to be successful in getting things done. You will have strong skills in strategic planning, business partnering, monitoring and reporting. You will assist with the establishment and growth of the trust financial team by designing and implementing financial systems which are effective and efficient in a multiple outlet organisation. TMET has a hands-on, problem solving team culture, so it is essential that you have the ability to solve problems, coach, motivate, manage and influence others to step up and continue the improvement process. Experience of using SAGE200 is also desirable.
In return TMET are offering a competitive salary depending on experience and benefits which include; an attractive Local Government Pension Scheme (employer contributions of 18%). Holiday allowance of 23 days per annum plus bank holidays rising after 5 years to 28 days and 30 days after 10 years including an extra day off to take when you wish to spend time with your family. 50% reduction for staff use of the onsite sports facilities. This is a full-time role although for an exceptional candidate there is scope to consider part time hours or flexible working.
This is a unique exciting opportunity to be a part of an evolving finance team, where you will enjoy significant exposure across the organisation, and have the chance to progress your career. This is an exciting time to join The Morris Education Trust, and if you are up for the challenge and want to make a difference by being part of a forward-thinking organisation with ambitious plans for the future then please click apply now with your up-to-date CV.
For more information about the role and organisation please visit hays.co.uk/jobs/tmet or for an informal discussion please contact Senan Pierce, Senior Business Director at Hays Senior Finance who is the retained consultant working in partnership with TMET.
Closing date for all applications will be on Monday 6th May 2019
Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th May 2019 (time’s tbc)
All third party & direct applicants will be forwarded directly to Senan Pierce at Hays Senior Finance to be screened as part of the recruitment process.
Please note: The successful candidate will have to go through an Enhanced DBS security check.