Head of Finance
Education - Home Counties/London
Head of Finance - c£70,000pa + Bonus/Bens
Do you have experience within the education sector? Are you seeking a commercial opportunity?
If you are a qualified, commercially minded Head of Finance/Finance Director who thrives on helping build something special, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.
A highly motivational CEO, with a track record of delivering swift improvements has now joined this business and this role plays a key part in the organisations improvement plan.
A successful, market leading organisation who are closely linked to the education sector, have retained BondMoran to recruit a new, strategic and credible Head of Finance, experienced in providing finance support and advice to schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.
Whilst the business has a superb and proven concept, a strong foothold in their market and a very impressive track record of delivering positive results, they are now undergoing a drive towards service level improvements aimed at becoming the market leader. Importantly, it has a very clear ethos and offering driven by the highly knowledgeable CEO and Senior Management Team.
There are substantial growth opportunities within the sector and this will be a highly varied position, involving regular client visits to troubleshoot, consult and advise, as well as acting as a brand ambassador and identifying commercial opportunities.
Capable of quickly assimilating information and assessing the circumstances of clients, you will deliver excellent operational finance support as well as offering high-level strategic challenge, setting of budgets, reviewing procedures and discussing operational finance management and reporting.
Reporting into and working closely with a highly driven, engaging Senior Management Team, you will be a leader with strong financial management experience, gained within the education sector working with schools, Academies and Multi-Academy Trusts.
You must also have an ingrained customer service ethic, good communication skills at all stakeholder levels and the ability to see and deliver commercial opportunities within this market.
The responsibilities of this role are wide ranging, varied and include mentoring, managing and developing a Finance team, driving constant improvement working with Directors on a number of projects, as well overseeing the day-to-day running of this wide-reaching function.
Too many adverts use words like ‘exciting’, ‘unique’ or ‘rare opportunity’, however this is one of the occasions where words such as this are in the correct context.
The process of recruiting this opportunity is likely to move swiftly so if this is you, please apply ASAP with an up to date CV.
Experience in providing strategic and operational financial advice
Skilled in organisational astuteness and financial management
Proven negotiating, trouble-shooting and presenting abilities
Ability to review, implement and promote process improvement