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Principal Finance Officer

Principal Finance Officer

Bromley | Monday to Friday | Term Time only or Part-Time will be considered | £30,000 to £37,000 pa fte

A fantastic opportunity for a full time Finance person, this employer is locally based in Bromley, they would consider term time only and hours to suit the school run (for example 9am - 3.30pm), salary will be adjusted accordingly.

They are committed to creating opportunities for their employees, clients and shareholders, employees are motivated and all aim to deliver an award winning service.

As Principal Finance Officer you will be working at the Bromley Office, you will be part of the Schools Finance Team, who currently provides services to the Borough of Bromley and schools and Academies within Bromley and the surrounding areas.

Key Tasks:
  • To provide financial management support and training to Finance staff, Head Teachers and Governors in schools and Academies.
  • To provide Chief Financial Officer support for academies opting to buy in this support through a Service Level agreement.
  • Co-ordinate EFSA returns on behalf of Multi Academy Trusts.
  • Co-ordinate Consistent Financial Reporting returns to the DfE in accordance with requirements.
  • To provide remote and on-site support for SIMS FMS management systems and budget monitoring software.
  • To monitor budgets and school accounts including closing of financial accounts.
  • To recognise opportunity and present case for consideration.
  • SIMS FMS working experience would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of schools/Academies financial procedures would be desirable.
Essential Skills Required:
  • High degree of computer literacy and ability to use spreadsheets at an advanced level to produce reports using Microsoft applications.
  • Qualified AAT or experienced in a financial environment preferably a school.
  • Production and delivery of training and procedural documentation.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong analytical and interactive skills.
  • Highly motivated and driven.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to work under pressure, communicate and respond to changing demands and requirements.
To apply please send your CV and covering letter in support of your application to carmen@successfulmums.co.uk quoting Principal Finance Officer 081 in the subject line.


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