This is an exciting opportunity to join a Trust whose culture and activity are driven by the core belief that every child should achieve their potential. Due to the retirement of our current CFO, we are seeking someone to work closely alongside the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer to manage the Trust's finances. The post holder will join the senior leadership team of the Trust. They will be responsible for financial analysis and planning, the management of risks, investment planning and financial reporting. They will need to liaise with external bodies including the auditors, and will be expected to report to both the Board of Trustees and the Local Governing Bodies, ensuring compliance with relevant government bodies, including the HMRC. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a financial field, with an accountancy qualification and hold membership with a relevant professional body. They will need proven leadership and managerial experience and be skilled in analysing and critically evaluating complex and diverse information. We can offer you: Local Government Pension Scheme Generous holiday entitlement (35 days per year) Interesting and varied position Bridgwater College Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.