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Our client is a successful training provider within the education sector. They are at the next stage of an ambitious growth plan and are now seeking an experienced individual to implement robust processes for HR, finance, IT & GDPR compliance to support this growth.
Reporting to the Director and leading a team of three administrators, you will play a key role in the development of all financial procedures, ensuring compliance with all relevant government agencies and the Charities Commission. You will lead on all processes relating to HR regarding salaries, appraisals and recruitment in line with employment law. The company is transitioning to Xero Accounting in which the Business Manager will ensure the development and management of an appropriate ICT structure to facilitate this.
This is an operational role which requires a detailed approach to implement and strengthen these areas of resource. The ideal candidate will have experience within a 'start up' scenario, demonstrating a successful track record establishing internal infrastructures.
You will be a self starter, innovative, who can bring solutions efficiently and an effective team leader with a 'hands on ' approach coupled with excellent IT skills. Qualified or qualified by experience, the client is open to applicants from both the commercial or public sector.
This is an ideal opportunity to make your mark within an ambitious organisation on the next stage of its journey. The role is initially homebased, then on site when Lockdown measures are fully lifted.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference BS60
Dedicate Recruitment is proud to be working in partnership with this growing Multi Academy Trust, whose values are placed firmly in delivering excellent quality teaching & learning, through passion and commitment by its staff, both teaching and support.
Due to succession planning, they are now seeking a Finance Partner to support six primary schools in providing efficient financial management information including monthly management accounts, budget management & control and financial planning.
You will advise on proposed capital projects and work closely with Head Teachers on future staffing requirements and sustainability. This person will also support the Central Support Team on areas of procurement review and revise service contracts.
This is a broad and diverse role with the emphasis placed on providing 'good customer service' to these schools as an extension of the finance team.
The ideal candidate will hold a full accounting qualification or is studying towards it. You will have experience of a multi site function and be a technically astute accountant, possessing an excellent understanding of financial & management accounting.
On a personal note, you will be a self-starter with a confident personality who thrives in a customer facing role, with the ability to convey complex financial information in simple terms to non finance staff. The client is happy to receive applications from candidates from the commercial sector, however experience within the public sector or education is desirable.
This is on a flexible working basis, between home working and based on school premises. Due to the location of these schools, a car driver is essential.
Benefits include: LGPS, 28 days holiday, Cycle To Work Scheme, Tech Scheme, Study Support, Employee Assistance Program.
Interviews to be held May 2021.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference SFP59
Dedicate Recruitment is partnering with this large multi academy trust, which is entering its next exciting phase in the procurement of a new HR system, in search of an experienced HR Information Systems Specialist.
You will possess strong expertise in HR Systems management and act as the Trusts’ HR systems 'expert’. A confident team player, you will have knowledge and experience of configuring an HR system to work effectively for payroll and pension activities, e-recruitment, sickness management, staff appraisals and learning & development.
In this role, the successful candidate will work closely with senior HR colleagues to ensure the HR system roll out is smooth and managed effectively.
Other responsibilities include:
To work with internal stakeholders and the requirements of the HR function to develop and enhance management reports, providing all management information reports in a professional consistent format where required.
To proactively identify gaps in HR management information in order to enhance organisational intelligence and to recommend and design, new reports where appropriate.
To manage the HR database, monitoring accuracy of input by the Team and working with colleagues to devise systems to ensure accuracy and reliability of data.
To support the HR Function in monitoring and managing a number of key performance indicators for team members and service delivery.
To deliver training to end users as required.
The successful candidate:
Holds a CIPD qualification or equivalent.
Has held a role at a similar level and has substantial successful project management experience, ideally within the education sector.
Has experience in change management from manual to automated processes, whilst working closely with an HR team to support them through the change.
Has good organisational and planning skills and highly developed communication skills.
Believes in delivering excellent customer service. This is an ethical and progressive Trust, which offers an impressive CPD program, fully supporting its staff, enabling them to be the best they can be. This role offers flexible working coupled with excellent benefits.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference HRIT51.
This Good OFSTED rated secondary school is seeking an experienced Operations Manager to lead on all aspects of maintenance for the school building, grounds, facilities, amenities and Health & Safety, supported by a site team of two.
Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations, you will be responsible for the management of all premises projects, repairs and improvements and to manage the administration and operation of lettings to ensure the continuous safety and protection of children and staff. You will also be responsible for managing and monitoring the budget regarding security, maintenance and any renovations required.
The successful candidate will ideally hold an accreditation in Facilities Management/Health & Safety. You will possess skills in repair and maintenance and will be able to demonstrate previous experience of leading a team. The core hours are 36 per week, however shift work and weekend work will be required for the role.
You will be flexible, adaptable, possess excellent written and verbal skills with a good working knowledge of MS Office. In return, you will be working with a collaborative and supportive team, contributing to the safety of the school.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference OM55.
This small yet ambitious Multi Academy Trust is seeking a highly accomplished finance expert to lead a central team in supporting five academies.
Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for the provision of an expert financial management service and be responsible for the monthly reporting of income and expenditure and cashflow, for a combined budget of £20M, ensuring information is robust and accurate.
You will support the Finance Director and the Chief Operating Officer with the development and implementation of the MAT’s short, medium and long term financial strategy and lead on the line management and development of a team of Finance Officers and Finance Assistant in promoting best practice.
The successful candidate will be degree level/equivalent in Accounting or a minimum AAT Level 4. Experience of the education sector and knowledge of PS Financials is highly desirable. You will be an effective team leader, highly motivated and will lead by example. This is a diverse role which requires working to strict deadlines, professionalism and a sense of humour!
In return, you will be joining a Trust which highly values and supports its staff enabling the students to benefit through quality teaching and learning.
Interviews will be w/c 3rdMay 2021.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference MATFC61