Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you an outstanding finance professional who is looking for a role where you can see that what you do makes a real difference? Do you want to make every day count and have an impact on the lives of over 6500 children? If so, then we want to hear from you! At the Flying High Partnership, we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and we want you to share in our mission to make every day count for the children within our schools. Each of our individual roles has an impact on the future of our children and so, we put them at the heart of the decisions we make and the services we provide. Our aim as a Finance team is to ensure that we provide high quality, efficient and effective financial systems and procedures to ensure that every penny we receive and every financial decision we make is focused on providing the very best education for all our children. Working as part of the central team and alongside the Director of Business & Finance, you lead on ensuring that the accounting practices in place across the Trust are exceptional and provide a robust and accurate basis to support our financial decision making - ensuring that our children get the very best outcomes. The role will play a key part in delivering high quality financial services across the Trust as well as supporting routine finance processes, reporting and statutory returns. This opportunity is ideal for someone who wants a broad and hands-on accountancy role within a growing organisation. We can offer you: &bul;; A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our schools &bul;; Support, guidance and CPD to support you to develop within this role, to be the best you can be, and to help you develop for your next career step &bul;; An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership &bul;; The opportunity for quality CPD &bul;; A varied job where no day is the same! &bul;; An organisation committed to supporting and enabling the wellbeing of all staff We are looking for someone who: &bul;; Wants to use their finance skills in an organisation that makes a real difference &bul;; Is a highly motivated finance professional with a full or part accountancy qualification &bul;; Has experience of working within a high compliance finance and accounting environment &bul;; Is a highly effective communicator and able to convey financial information to non-finance colleagues &bul;; Is proactive and able to maintain motivation to deliver their role &bul;; Is a team player &bul;; Can work effectively without direction &bul;; Has an eye for detail &bul;; Is willing to roll up their sleeves up and get stuck into the wider Partnership activities &bul;; Demonstrates resilience For further information about the Flying High Partnership, including how to apply and application packs please visit . Alternatively, please download application pack below. Application forms to be returned to . If you want an informal chat about the role, or wish to discuss anything in more detail please contact Zoe Maxey, Director of Business & Finance at or on Closing date: 09:00 am on the 26th October 2020. Shortlisting to be completed by: 27th October 2020. Interview date: Thursday 5th November 2020. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. Additional Documentation 07.10 Flying High Trust Cotgrave Candleby Lane - Financial Controller JD and PS.pdf - 275KB If you have previously started an application form for this vacancy, please login and select "Your applications" by clicking on the dropdown at the side of your username, then select the relevant vacancy to continue with your application.
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