Assistant Finance Manager

  • Location
    Chesterfield, Derbyshire
  • Salary
    £ 34000 - £ 37000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Manager

Adecco Public Sector are partnering with a large education establishment to recruit a permanent Assistant Finance Manager.

This is an office based role in Chesterfield.

The role:

Will ensure efficiency of the finance function across two or more Academies by effectively managing the group's financial resources and ensuring maximum value for money is achieved. Providing efficient and effective service characterised by clear, accurate work, meeting deadlines, successful task completion, confidentiality and the ability to work on your own initiative.


Supervise the day to day operations of the finance departments and the staff within.

Preparation and presentation of appropriate financial reports for stakeholders by making effective use of available financial tools o Working in liaison with the Finance Manager and Senior Leadership Team in the setting and delivering the annual budget.

Preparing and monitoring medium term budget plans.

Preparation of detailed forecasts as required

Budgetary control, ensuring allocations and transfers are appropriately applied

Manage and co-ordinate bids for additional funding from a range of sources.

Operating defined financial procedures in accordance with statutory guidelines, Financial Regulations, Trust and Academy Policy and Practice

Co-ordinate the implementation and development of new and revised financial accounting systems where appropriate

Liaise with and respond appropriately to the Trust's auditors

Maintain data within the Academy Financial Information System

Monitoring cash, cashflow and bank accounts

Reconciliation of academy accounts and bank account in line with Trust requirements.

Submission of statistical information as required to the Trust and other agencies.

Manage procurement procedures in relation to goods and services, ensuring the principles of 'best value' are applied and managing the relationship with suppliers where appropriate

Managing the invoicing, collection and banking of all income to the Academy

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