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Director of Finance

Job Title: Director of Finance
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, E. of England, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TS 428957VK_1568307996
Contact Name: Toby Sweeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Finance Director - Hertfordshire - £55,000 - £65,000

Our client, one of the most prestigious independent schools in Hertfordshire, is seeking a Financial Director to join the team to offer leadership to a strong, established team. The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role and will be comfortable relaying financial information to the governors, as well as the Bursar.

Key responsibilities:

* Managing a team of 3.
* Provide and prepare accurate cash flow forecasts to enable the school to manage its finances and identify and funding requirements well in advance
* Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts
* Liaise with the auditors and support them in undertaking their annual audit
* Preparation of Annual Accounts so that they can be submitted in a timely manner, and to the required standard
* Regular variance analysis against budget
* Preparation of the Annual Budget (alongside the Bursar)
* Submission of Statutory Returns as required
* Carefully review monthly salary payments, and arrange for the relevant BACS payments to be made once approved (including pensions returns)

Experience and skills:

* Formal accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
* Experience of financial legislation and regulations
* Demonstrable Communication skills from a previous role
* Previous experience within a school

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