EDUCATION FINANCE TEAM
We are looking for two exceptional candidates to complete our new Education Finance Team. These are exciting opportunities as all the team work across all the DSG blocks gaining experience and skills in High Needs and Early Years as well as working with maintained schools. We have excellent relationships with our schools and providers not least through our Schools Forum and the newly established Learning Partnership. 40 of our 74 schools are maintained, we have 60 PVI Early Years providers and commission over 1,300 High Needs places.
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT EDUCATION FINANCE
SALARY: £38,994 to £41,847
As Senior Accountant Education Finance you will provide a business focussed strategic financial advisory and support service to Education services including school, academies and other providers. You will be responsible for payments to schools and hold a small portfolio of schools, managing their budget and financial returns including SFVS; CFR; ratified budgets and budget monitoring; and have oversight of all their funding streams. You will assist the Principal Accountant in supporting schools facing financial challenges and in completing central returns such s.251, the APT and High Needs commissioning.
You will combine a high level of technical skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Head Teachers, Governors and School Business Managers and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience of Education Finance to provide the level of support required to our community of providers.