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Finance Director

TBAP Multi-Academy are seeking an outstanding Finance Director with chartered accountancy status and senior leadership experience to help us to achieve our strategic objectives.

The Finance Director is a key appointment for TBAP Trust. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team you will provide strategic and professional leadership, by, developing and directly overseeing the finance and operations strategy across the Trust. In addition you will offer advice, and insights to the Executive leadership team and the Board of Trustees in determining the strategic business direction of the Trust. The successful candidate will also be the Trust’s Company Secretary advising on best practice governance.

TBAP Multi-Academy Trust includes eleven Academies delivering high quality Alternative and SEMH Provision across four London Boroughs, Cambridgeshire, Essex and the North-West of England. Additionally, we have a Teaching School Alliance that offers extensive CPD and research programmes at all levels. In September 2016, we opened an innovative new 16-19 Academic AP Free school, which provides an academic curriculum to enable learners to gain access to Higher Education. The Trust has an excellent reputation for providing high quality education and transforming the lives of children and young people and is proud to hold a silver award from Investors in People.

You will have proven experience, within the education or other relevant public or business sector, of strategic leadership of a finance service, developing innovative income streams, the ability to balance the strategic and operational priorities and ensure that we deliver an organisational culture of financial compliance. You will have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to promote and demonstrate our values of resilience, compassion and innovation, a demonstrable record of developing and maintaining positive working relationships with stakeholders, and knowledge with full understanding of the financial procedures and regulations that apply to Academy Trusts and its funding. Knowledge of PS Financials as a process tool is desirable.

The Trust can provide the successful candidate a rare opportunity to be involved in the continuous development nationally of high quality educational services whilst offering a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and employer pension contributions.

To Apply:

If you would like to join our team, then please complete the Trust Application Form and send your application with a covering statement outlining how you meet the job description and person specification to [email protected] by noon on Wednesday 10th July 2019. For application documents and more information about TBAP Multi Academy Trust please visit http://www.tbap.org.uk/vacancies/index.php.