Finance and Operations Manager 

Cathedral Academy Wakefield

SO2/PO1 – (£29,055 – £32,233)

We are currently looking to appoint a Finance and Operations Manager to ensure effective operation of administration management and financial controls to support and contribute to business functions, providing leadership and advice in operational matters.

The successful candidate will play an important part in Senior Leadership Group (SLG) meetings, analysis and information for these meetings and following up actions. You will also be responsible for accuracy and timely completion of identified payroll and pensions returns for schools/academies in the trust, including checking, liaison with the HR team and the Trust finance team.

Strong experience and knowledge of managing administration functions is a requirement. Excellent knowledge and experience in financial and budget management systems along with an understanding of accounting systems is essential for this role. The successful candidate will provide financial information and returns and will lead the in-house finance and administration team to deliver an effective service.

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies.

Salary:  SO2/PO1 (Points 32-36)
Hours: 37 hours per week. All year round or term time considered.
Closing Date: 1 March 2019
Interview Date: tbc