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Finance Manager - Full-time

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-200S
  • Posted:22/07/2019
  • Pay:KR10 (£33,082 - £38,913)
  • Start Date:October/November 2019
  • App Close Date:27/08/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:tbc

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We are looking to appoint a Finance Manager to join us from October/November 2019.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial management of the College and to provide advice on these matters to the Business Manager, Principal, Senior Leadership Team and Governors. 

Duties will include: 

  • To be responsible for all financial procedures and financial activity within the College including planning and managing the annual budget, preparation of accurate monthly monitoring, and to ensure best value in all the College’s financial dealings. 
  • To ensure adherence to financial regulations and compliance and to provide advice on these to other staff as required. 
  • To prepare and submit the Schools Financial Value Standard, to undertake financial analysis on current and future variations in income, expenditure and trends to inform College-wide decision making. 
  • To be responsible for producing annual and statutory financial returns. 
  • To prepare VAT reports and submit to Kent County Council. 
  • To be responsible for the accurate administration of staff salaries, pensions and benefits. 

Experience: 

  • You should be an experienced Finance Manager with a good knowledge of all financial procedures and processes relating to school budgets and income and have a high level of experience working in school finance.
  • Have a high level of IT proficiency with experience in using FMS, SIMS, BPS and all Microsoft packages.
  • Be an organised, efficient and calm person who can prioritise and manage their workload to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Be flexible, proactive and reliable with a high level of accuracy and an eye for detail. 

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care. This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school".

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn with very little disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.