Finance Manager

Job details

Posted Monday 18 September 2023
Location Reading
Job type Permanent
Reference 2912
Recruiter Name Ryan Marner

Finance Manager - Reading (on-site) - £48000 - £54000

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Finance Manager on behalf of an educational provider near Reading to be part of their small and close-knit team.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified  accountant or late-stage studier to join a great team and a company that is expected to double in size over the next few years. We are looking for an ambitious and dedicated accounting professional who wants to progress to financial controller in the future.

The Role:

The Finance Manager will provide an efficient and effective financial accountant support service¸ including high quality financial advice & guidance, for the education provider.

  • Assist with all aspects of development and effective operation of financial systems and procedures
  • Ensure that the CEO, CFO and the Trustees are kept informed of the financial performance of the company through regular preparation, analysis and reporting of monthly management accounts
  • In partnership with the CEO, CFO & Heads, prepare the management account budgets for the company and the MAT
  • Develop, lead, and manage the finance and HR operations support team
  • Maintain a highly visible and professional profile within trust and the community
  • Support the ethos and aims of the company

To be successful

You will be a qualified / finalist (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Accountant with at least five years relevant accounting experience. Excellent systems and excel knowledge. The ability to manage and mentor a small team of two is essential. Previous experience of working with a Schools or trust environment are beneficial but not essential. They key is to be enthusiastic, detailed, and passionate about numbers and process improvement.

Finance Manager - Reading (on-site) - £48000 - £54000