Post: Schools Business Specialist

Full Time (37 Hours per Week, 52 Weeks per year)

Salary: £28k – £35k Dependent upon experience (L7)

Services4Schools provides professional and high quality business support services enabling schools to operate with excellence and efficiency. S4S is a company based in Wolverhampton formed to provide a range of services including a flexible tailored finance and business support service.

The post advertised plays a key role in ensuring the provision of this highly valued service is able to develop and continue to be successful in meeting the needs of educational establishments.

Providing in-school support and working closely with the Head teacher, you will deliver finance and business support to a portfolio of schools. You will assist with school business management issues, providing comprehensive support and guidance on all aspects of financial management. This will include budget planning and monitoring, financial systems, audit requirements, financial policies and returns and best practice processes whilst following national/local guidelines and regulations.

You will need to demonstrate a highly flexible approach to service provision and fully understand the need for exceptionally high standards of customer care. You must have proven experience in financial management, delivering services to Schools and have the confidence and ability to guide School Leaders, Finance Staff and Governors on financial matters.

You will be qualified to level 4, ideally in a relevant Finance or Accountancy qualification or have substantial knowledge, training and experience in this field. You will also commit to undertaking any further training and qualifications that become necessary to the role in the changing educational environment.

This post would ideally suit someone with Local Authority, School/Academy finance or Audit experience, who is comfortable working both independently and also as part of a team.

It will be necessary to work outside of normal core hours on occasions and a degree of travel should be expected. You will need a clean driving license and your own vehicle. The post is subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

CV’s accepted. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Raj Chima on 07353 226846.

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Closing date: 5th March 2018.