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Thornden School

Chief Financial Officer

Closing date: 17/08/2020 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: £47,150 - £62,485

Hours of Work: 37 hours 52 weeks

Location of Role: Thornden

Job/Person Summary

 

Chief Financial Officer

Grade H/I - £47,150 - £62,485

Hours: 37 hours per week - 52 weeks

 

The CFO will have a broad remit and be responsible for all related financial activities, including input into growth. The role requires someone with a hands-on approach to finance, with a strong background in controls and process, as well as strategic business understanding and financial planning capabilities. The CFO will be someone with the personality and drive to perform at MAT trust board level confidently and who will be positioned firmly with the CEO and MAT central Team.

 

The applicant will apply system and process rigour to build the next phase of growth within our MAT and wider projects, delivering high quality planning to enable effective decision-making. We seek a CFO who likes to get into the detail.

 

The appointed person will take responsibility for financial processes, building and managing the finance teams, compliance and risk analysis. You will also be working alongside the rest of senior executive team contributing to strategic direction. This will include working with and onboarding new schools to the MAT.

While the financial aspect of this role is critical, the ability and desire to contribute and take on broader responsibility for other functional areas (e.g. DPO, IT & building projects) is important and previous experience working with Academies, MATs or the charity sector would be considered advantageous.

The appointed person must be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of our values in order to deliver the best outcomes for the MAT. This focus must be balanced with a collaborative approach, sharing the values of a people orientated culture.

For the right candidate, there will be a strong salary and package as well as the opportunity to grow within the role. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting and growing organisation.

You will be based at Thornden School, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hants, SO53 2DW

 

HISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

 

 

A person specification and job description are available from our website.

 

If you would like to discuss this role with the CEO, please contact Wendy Webb on the email below.

Application Procedure

Closing Date: Monday 17 August 12 noon.

We aim to interview on Friday 21 August.

 

Application forms (Support Staff) & further details: www.hispmat.org/trust-vacancies/

Website: www.hispmat.org

Applications to: w.webb@thornden.hants.sch.uk

                               

Safer Recruitment

HISP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW

Telephone: 023 8026 9722

Website: http://www.hispmat.org

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