Chief Finance Officer – Dudley Academies Trust

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Dudley, West Midlands
Circa £50,000 -£55,000 per annum
14 May 2021
17 May 2021
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Always looking for great people for great jobs

Circa £50,000 - £55,000 per annum – commensurate with the candidate’s skills, knowledge and experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chief Finance Officer to join Dudley Academies Trust.

Working closely with the Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer, this role is integral to the delivery of the Trust’s strategic aims. The successful candidate will play a key role as a member of the Trust’s central team.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed leader with a proven track record of delivering strong financial control and oversight. You will provide strong strategic leadership and have a wide range of financial and budgeting experience across a large organisation, preferably within a Multi Academy Trust.

You will be supported in this role by a finance team across the trust and work closely with colleagues within Dudley College of Technology where some services are supported.

In its third operational year, the Trust is transforming education in our academies, developing an aspirant culture and a dynamic learning experience that is rapidly improving educational outcomes for all learners.

You will have significant experience of successful financial leadership and be able to demonstrate a clear knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices related to the role. Most importantly, you will share our commitment to provide a first class educational experience for all learners and to be the preferred employer for our staff.

For an informal discussion, please call Jo Higgins, Chief Executive or Kevin Tranter, Chief Operating Officer on 01384 363247

Closing date – 14th May 2021 at 12:00 (midday)

It is anticipated that formal interviews/ assessment days will be held on week beginning 24th May 2021.

All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check and children and adults barred list checks, where the applicant will be employed in a regulated activity.

Dudley Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, including disabled, and black and ethnic minority applicants.