Part time - term time plus specified days
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Band 12 (SCP 31-34 £33,799 - £36,876 FTE; pro rata £17,327 - £18,900)
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Hartlepool Aspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust operating over 5 sites, including a small retail and catering outlet. The Trust operates a special academy for pupils aged 11 to 19 and a further education provider for students from the age of 19 and lifelong learners. As an Academy Trust the organisations are exempt charities, limited by guarantee.
We are seeking to appoint a Finance Manager who will be a qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA/CIPFA). This role will be suitable for a Management Accountant looking for a part time role (working 20 hours a week on average and 43 weeks of the year). They will be a key member of the central services team supporting a well-established Finance department. The position requires experience and understanding of all aspects of management accounting including financial reporting, variance analysis/budget monitoring, benchmarking and budget preparation as well as ledger management and credit control. Well-developed ICT skills are essential as is confident communication both orally, written and by way of presentation. The ability to plan and prioritise workloads in order to consistently and constantly meet deadlines is vital.
The post holder, supported by a Finance Officer and Finance team, will be responsible for the production of monthly Management Accounts and financial reporting for Trustees and other stakeholders. They will meet all the relevant reporting requirements, regulations, guidance and best practice set out by regulatory bodies including the ESFA, DfE, HMRC, Companies House and the Charities Commission.
The post holder will report to the Head of Corporate Services (HCS). The Trust uses PS Financial software and Orovia budget planning tool.