Finance Partner

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/01/2021 12:00
Competitive salary + benefits package + professional development opportunities
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newton Aycliffe
Closing date:
22 Jan
Further Information

Salary: Competitive salary + benefits package + professional development opportunities

Hours: Full time however part-time may also be considered

10 weeks paid holidays within school holiday periods.
Location: Newton Aycliffe but flexibility to work from home

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Avec Partnership

We are looking to recruit an outstanding finance professional who has the ability to thrive in the fast paced and evolving climate of education finance, working with a variety of clients from maintained schools to multi-academy trusts.

This role will be suited to a high calibre and adaptable individual who is looking to develop their career further as a Finance Partner within a growing business. The ideal candidate can work flexibly across the school year, must have excellent communication skills, and be responsive to the needs of our clients. There will be travel involved in this role and the ability to travel independently is important.

You will have a proactive approach to financial management, offering our clients a dynamic, specialist service. You will work with our clients to provide financial support such as budget preparation, forecasting and monitoring, year-end account reconciliation, producing financial reports and presenting these to Trust Boards and Governing Bodies. You may also be required to assist in the academy conversion project management process and procurement exercises.

Avec is one of nine firms nationally selected by the Department for Education to deliver the School Resource Management Advisors (SRMA) programme. You will have the opportunity to undertake training and accreditation for the role of SRMA. As an SRMA you will undertake short-term deployments to offer advice and support on resource management in a wide range of schools and academies.

Avec is a market leader providing a range of professional support services and a client focused approach to schools, academies and multi-academy trusts across the North of England. The Avec team works closely with clients to offer a high quality yet cost-effective service.

You will have:

• A relevant finance qualification e.g. CCAB qualified accountant or AAT qualified with significant recent financial experience
• Experience of producing complex budgets and year-end accounting
• Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in the role, an application pack and further information can be requested from Emma Duffy on 01325 281480 / 07585 919241 or by email emma.duffy@avec-partnership.com

Applications must be returned to Emma Duffy by email.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 22nd January 2021

Successful candidates will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process.
This includes an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.