Finance Manager


Start Date:As soon as possibleContract Type:37 hours per week, all year round, permanent
Salary:£27,741 – £34,728 pa – starting point determined by relevant experienceClosing Date:9.00 am Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interview Date:w/c 13th December 2021

The role:

The role of Finance Manager is to support the finance function as our Multi Academy Trust grows. You will work with the Senior Finance Manager to ensure robust financial management is in place in accordance with the Academy Trust Handbook and ATLP’s Finance policy. You will act as the main point of contact for Head teachers and budget managers, delivering an excellent standard of customer service to schools within our Trust.

Salary:   £27,741 – £34,728 pa – starting point determined by relevant experience

Hours: 37 hours per week all year round

Location: The role will be part of the ATLP Central Services team and based at the Arthur Terry School although flexible and mobile working is encouraged. Some travel between ATLP schools sites may be required.

Start Date:    Required as soon as possible

What you’ll need to succeed

  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools
  • Hold, or are working towards, a recognised accountancy qualification (e.g AAT)
  • Experience of working within a Finance team, ideally in a school or education setting
  • Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Be highly organised and able to prioritise
  • The ability to work in a face paced, challenging yet rewarding role

What you’ll get in return

  • A blend of home and office-based working
  • A competitive salary
  • Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • Access to continuous professional development opportunities

What you need to do now

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Ria Farrell, Acting Head of Finance –

Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date:           9.00am, Wednesday 8th December 2021

Interviews:             Week commencing 13th December 2021

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation