Senior Finance Manager

  • £70000 - £75000 pa + Great benefits
  • Permanent
  • London
  • Ref: RB5007

Robertson Bell are currently supporting a £250million T.O Educational Institute in Central London in their search for a Senior Finance Manager. Are you a dynamic, career driven, qualified accountant looking for an opportunity in which you can grow an put your own stamp on?

Reporting into the Deputy Director of Finance, this newly created post sits within the heart of a fast-paced central finance team that has gone through a significant period of change management and growth. With overall responsibility for driving forward the organisations management reporting, financial accounting, systems accounting and control activity you will:

*Provide strategic and operational finance support to the schools and core finance team, ensuring high quality central finance provision.
*Review the monthly management account consolidations, ensuring they provide insight and detailed analysis to support the Deputy Director, Chief Finance Officer and Executive Board.
*Take responsibility for the financial statements and support the Financial Reporting Accountant in the production of the annual financial accounts and external audit process.
*Implement and deliver robust financial control, using a financial control framework that includes financial accountabilities, authority levels, reconciliation monitoring, and monthly financial reporting.
*Management and development of the finance team through 2 direct reports.

This role will suit someone looking to step out of practice from a Manager or Senior Manager position or someone with strong hands on experience gained from industry and a progressive background. This is a commercial and complex organisation that will provide the perfect stepping stone to taking a board level post in the future. The organisation has a commercial mindset but sits within a sector that allows you the opportunity to give back.

In applying for this post, it is essential you are a qualified accountant with a strong academic background and have experience managing and developing finance teams. Those with Charity SORP experience would be advantageous but not essential.

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