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Senior Finance Administrator

What is the job role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Inspire Education Trust Central Finance Team for the role of Senior Finance Assistant.

Due to the recent growth of the Trust we are a newly formed team and we are moving towards fully centralising the Finance Function. The team currently Supports the Central Team budget, Bluecoat COFE Academy and Walsgrave COFE Academy.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic person with a proven track record of managing staff.

The successful candidate must be:

  • Self-motivated
  • Organised
  • Proactive, able to use their initiative and also embrace working as part of a team
  • Have strong Customer care experience 
  • Flexible and able to embrace change

The successful candidate will demonstrate good customer care, have strong office and financial administration knowledge & a proven track record of managing staff.

We currently have Six schools within our Trust (Walsgrave, Clifford Bridge, Whittle and Hearsall Community Academy, Stockingford and Bluecoat Academy) and this post is a great opportunity for someone to join our organisation to work alongside a dedicated and supportive team.

Although your substantive post will be with within the Trust Central Team this is a MAT appointment and you may be required to undertake work in any of our schools should the need arise.  School experience is desirable with experience of Xero. We place strong emphasis on a willingness to support our aims and ethos, and an understanding of the wider role within the school environment.

Work Pattern

37 hours per week, all year round

(Candidates looking for part time roles need not apply)

If you think you have the necessary skills to make a difference, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Application details are available to download below and returnable to Antoinette Heffernan: aheffernan@ietrust.org

If you require any additional information, please contact Antoinette Heffernan, Head of Finance tel: 02476 674625 option 3 or by email as above.

Only applicants for interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: Friday 4th December 2020

Interview Date: 11th December 2020

Being committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children we follow safer recruitment practices and appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Coventry City Council

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