Interim Finance Manager

England, Lincolnshire, Lincoln
£38000 - £42000 per annum
06 Feb 2019
06 Mar 2019
Neil Mantle
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Not qualified, Qualified

The Finance Manager is responsible for supporting the Finance and Operations Director in delivering a high-quality finance service to the central team, existing member schools and those schools seeking to join the Trust.

Client Details

Growing multi academy trust in Lincoln with a strong employer brand and fantastic culture


  • Overseeing all financial transactions
  • Production of monthly and annual management accounts and forecasts, ensuring that deadlines are met
  • Production of cash flow forecasts, cash reports and overseeing with day to day banking matters
  • Preparation of year end audit schedules and liaison with external auditors
  • Supervising the Finance Assistant, managing the day to day workload and offering guidance as required
  • Ensuring that all control account reconciliations are complete and reviewed on a monthly basis
  • Maintaining fixed asset registers and reconciling these to the trial balance
  • Assist with the annual budgeting process and production of reports for the central office
  • Ensure that VAT returns are completed on a timely and accurate basis
  • Liaison with the outsourced payroll function and pension providers
  • Dealing with queries of a financial nature from member schools and prospective new member schools in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Supporting the operation of the PS Financials accounting package and other finance systems
  • Assisting with the preparation of other financial reports and returns as required
  • Managing the internal audit process
  • Ensuring that work is carried out in accordance with all relevant financial procedures
  • Working with colleagues to drive improvements to processes and controls


You will be a hands on, qualified or QBE accountant with experience of managing a small team and dealing with senior stakeholders

Job Offer

£38-42k on an initial 12 month contract

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