Vacancies

Director of Finance – Senior School

Date Posted: Monday 06 September 2021

Vacancy Type: Full-time / 52 weeks

Closing date for application: 21/09/2021

Interview date: 29/09/2021

Job Details

Permanent / Full-time, 52 weeks per year

Commensurate with skills and experience and not less than £65,000 per annum

Required for December 2021

Our vibrant, welcoming school is seeking a suitably qualified accountant to join us a Director of Finance. This is a key position in the Bursary Leadership Team as the successful post-holder will be responsible for the effective and efficient use of the school’s resources ensuring appropriate controls and audit systems are in place. The Director of Finance will advise on both short- and long-term financial issues which will affect the school and assist in setting strategic priorities.

With ambitious plans for the development of the Estate and teaching facilities, this is an exciting time to join STAHS. Outstanding financial leadership qualities will be required in order to ensure the design and implementation of these plans. You will be an excellent communicator and encourage innovation, sharing a creative culture of continuous improvement amongst your team and colleagues.

This is a permanent position, offered on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. The working hours will be 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday and 8.30am – 4.30pm on Friday with a 60 minute unpaid lunch break.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and send this by email to our HR Department @ recruitment@stahs.org.uk. As the school is currently limiting visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, we therefore ask that if for any reason you are unable to email your application to us and wish to deliver or post a hard copy of your application, please contact our HR team in the first instance to make arrangements to do this in order that we can ensure your application reaches us safely. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 21 September 2021

1st stage Interviews to be held on Wednesday 29 / Thursday 30 September 2021

2nd stage Interviews to be held on Tuesday 5 October 2021

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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