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Job Ref No. ECC5405-393S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £31,735 - £35,500
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/09/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Finance Manager
Required ASAP

37 hours per week (8.30am to 4.30pm, 4pm on Friday)

42 weeks per year

Scale 9 - Salary £33,486 - £37,568 + London Fringe £914.00 (FTE)

Actual Salary - £31,735 - £35,500

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Finance Manager to provide strategic and general financial management support to the Academy. This is a key role, supporting the Business Manager with financial planning and budgeting and leading the day to day financial operations, including the setting and production of timely and accurate management accounts.

You will be qualified or part qualified (e.g. CIPFA, AAT, ACCA, CIMA), and have experience of managing school finances. The post holder must also possess a strong understanding of accounting processes and standards as set out in the Charities SORP and be able to interpret and analyse complex data to identify trends and anticipate concerns.

The successful applicant will be an excellent verbal and written communicator, able to problem solve and work effectively with all peers within the Academy. You will lead a small team, and provide clear technical advice and guidance to people at all levels.

Further details about this post and an Application Form are available by visiting our School website at

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Closing Date: Thursday 1st September 2022 at noon

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, West Hatch High School reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Information about the School

West Hatch is a thriving, heavily oversubscribed innovative school. Proud of its success with significantly above average results and recently rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, we are always striving for improvement. We are keen to appoint individuals with a positive outlook and a proactive attitude – colleagues who enrich the lives of the learners and staff with whom they work.

We place great store on teacher development at all levels and offer a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their leadership potential within and beyond West Hatch.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in the commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

Further details about this post and an Application Form are available by visiting our school website.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Daniel Leonard
High Road, Chigwell
Essex, IG7 5BT
Telephone: 020 85048216

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