Director Of Finance And Operations in London

Location: London
Salary: £74,000 per year
Recruiter: Robertson Bell
Job Hours: Full-time

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Job - Director of Finance and Operations | Robertson Bell Director of Finance and Operations Location: London, Greater London Sector: Education Date Posted: 17/11/2023 Salary: £74,000 - £86,000 per year Specialism: Finance Ref: RB32202 Back to results Are you an experienced Director of Finance and Operations with experience influencing positive change?

Keen to work in the public sector?

Wanting a broad finance role and responsibility for leading a small team?

If yes, please continue reading!

Robertson Bell are pleased to be working with this leading independent school whilst they recruit for a permanent Director of Finance and Operations.

Reporting into the Headteacher you will manage a team of five and be responsible for the overall running of the finance and some of the wider resources function.

Duties for this role will include: Work on the creation of board packs and lead ad hoc projects as directed by the senior leadership team.

Create and finalise the monthly management accounts, preparing high level narrative.

Review systems and processes and drive efficiency through relevant training.

Lead on the production of the statutory accounts and liaise with the Auditors.

Run the budgeting and forecasting process for the organisation.

Lead on the preparation and submission of VAT returns.

Liaise with external funders, legal partners and tax advisors.

Day to day accountability for the finance team, providing first class leadership to the team of two.

Oversee the management of premises, health and safety and catering.

This permanent Director of Finance and Operations role will manage the day-to-day financial operations whilst ensuring robust financial controls are in place.

Candidates with experience in the education sector are heavily encouraged to apply for this role however this is not an essential requirement.

The role would be based at the organisations head office in central London with regular office working required.

The successful candidate will: Be a fully qualified Accountant.

Have previously worked in a broad finance role covering both management and financial accounting.

Be a fantastic communicator.

Have previously managed a small team.

Have the confidence to liaise with non-financial stakeholders.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch asap as interviews are scheduled to take place next week.

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About Robertson Bell

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Robertson Bell is the leading specialist recruiter serving employers and candidates in the public and not-for-profit sectors. Our clients challenge us to identify and engage high-calibre professionals with defined skills and experience, and our candidates trust us to nurture their careers by connecting them with opportunities aligned to their attributes and ambitions.

Established in 2007 and with UK wide coverage, we have built an enviable reputation for quality in our people and processes, in our campaigns and our candidates, and in the results we deliver.

Our team boast extraordinary connectivity – we are embedded within the sectors and the professional communities we support. And by consistently uniting sought-after talent with exciting opportunities, we strive to deliver an exemplary service to all our clients and candidates.

We are proud to be a chosen supplier on the following frameworks:

Crown Commercial Services (CCS): RM6229 (Permanent), RM6277 (Interim and Fixed Term Contract) and RM6290 (Permanent Executive)
Local Government Resourcing Partnership (LGRP): Lots 1 (Interim) and 2 (Permanent)
Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO): Executive and Managerial Interim and Permanent
Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) : Temporary and Permanent (TAP) Recruitment Services

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