Financial Officer – Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Penrith

Queen Elizabeth High School, Penrith

A mixed selective academy

Roll: 998 including 233 in Sixth Form

Ofsted: Outstanding in all categories

Finance Manager

  • Full time
  • Group 7 points 23-25
  • £28,226 – £30,095

Due to the retirement of the current post holder, the trustees are looking to appoint an experienced financial manager to work under the school’s business manager to lead a friendly and busy team serving the financial needs of the school.

The main responsibilities will be: maintaining the computerized accounting system, preparing month-end accounts, including reconciliation of school revenues; purchase ledger and cash book transactions; perform monthly bank and general ledger reconciliations; make payments to vendors and process staff expense claims; support teaching staff in the administration of departmental budgets.

The successful candidate is likely to be AAT qualified, have experience in a similar role, be confident and empathetic, with excellent computer and personal skills.

There will be a very comprehensive and encouraging handover from our current CFO.

Deadline for all applications: Monday April 18, 2022 at midnight

Preselection: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Interviews: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Application forms available via our website https://qegs.website/ or from the PA of the Chief, Ms Becky Kennedy [email protected]

Please return completed application forms to [email protected] or by post to Ms Becky Kennedy, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 7EG

Please note that applications by CV cannot be accepted.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of children. Position is subject to enhanced DBS vetting and satisfactory references.

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