Ealing Council are working to make Ealing a great place for children and young people to grow up and are promoting the welfare, education, skills and employment of children.
The School Bursarial Service retained a large number of high performing maintained schools across the borough with buy back levels increasing. As a traded service we offer a range of flexible and comprehensive support options to schools to suit their needs and those of the maintaining LA. We support schools both inside and outside of the borough. We work across all ages, phases and types of maintained education provision. The team of experienced finance and education specialists offer a client focused service covering operational finance support, to strategic finance consultancy.
You will be working in partnership with many stakeholders. Partnership working is at the heart of our approach and we work closely with schools, internal services and departments, other LA's, central government, education professionals, contractors and other stakeholders. We ensure continuous development so that our practice is of a high quality. We are currently making improvements to our service, strengthening the way we work to increase levels of financial sustainability and resilience within schools.
You will be supporting schools in producing and interpreting both financial and non-financial performance information data, modelling and planning for the impact of a number of risks and opportunities including all aspects of income and expenditure, and internal and external risk factors.
The School Bursarial Service (SBS) is committed to providing efficient, professional, flexible, front-line support from a team with diverse experience and a variety of qualifications. To maintain standards and capacity to support schools and the LA, we are looking for an experienced professional with a strong finance background. You will assist with designing and delivering training, support the Resource and Planning leads in the development of the service, its systems and processes. You will provide front line support to schools ensuring that relevant and up to date information about schools is available at all times, collecting, collating, maintaining, analysing and reporting on finance and performance data, and monitoring of outcomes in relation to schools' financial performance.
Ealing council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This role is subject to Ealing's enhanced vetting process.