Academies Finance Manager

SIGMA Trust, Clacton-on-Sea
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Job Ref No. ECC0-99S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 8 Points 25-28
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 29th April 2024  

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The Sigma Trust

Job Role: Academies Finance Manager

Pay Range: Local Government Pay Scale 8 Points 25-28

Actual Salary: £33,945 - £36, 648 per annum

Start Date: Negotiable

The Sigma Trust is a local partnership of academies in North East Essex we are currently looking for an outstanding individual to join our Central Team to provide professional timely financial guidance and support to the Sigma schools.

This post is 37 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

• Carrying out financial management administration across multiple academies, multi-phase, in accordance with the appropriate EFA and Sigma finance regulations and policies

• Supporting the Chief Finance and Operations Officer (COFO) and Headteachers with budget monitoring and reporting

• Responsibility for preparing Monthly Management accounts

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

• Experience at a senior finance level of direct management of budgets

• Proven experience in managing and supervision of a finance team

• Proven experience of budget preparation, setting and monitoring and financial forecasting

• Proven experience of preparing and presenting financial and management accounts, reports and data

• Knowledge and experience of operating accounting software systems

• Experience of liaising with auditors and other financial professionals

• A Professional Accountancy Qualification would be desirable

Why work for The Sigma Trust?

Our belief is that achievement is for all and that no child should be left behind. Our vision is to ensure that all of our academies are at least 'Good' with strong and improving outcomes and are able to demonstrate outstanding provision. You will play a key part in this by supporting the Trust Estates Manager to ensure all Trust grounds and school buildings are maintained to the highest standards, and that safe, high quality productive learning environments are provided to all students within the Trust.

We can offer you:

• A Competitive Salary

• Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, and Cycle To Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please click on the below link:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2l71979nbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDUzNzY0N3wxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDI5ODE4ODF8MA%3d%3d?i=GbgxoGWtWmY%3d

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 21st April 2024

Interviews to take place: Week Commencing 29th April 2024

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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

George Abery-Bone
Tendring Education Centre
Jaywick Lane, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO16 8BE
Telephone: 01255 687786
Email: recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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