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Vacancy: Assistant Finance Manager

We are looking to appoint a part-qualified, or qualified by experience, Assistant Finance Manager to work within the Finance Office of our Multi Academy Trust which currently comprises of four schools. Reporting to the Finance Manager the post will primarily be responsible for monthly routines and reconciliation of financial and management accounts for the Trust, individual schools and a subsidiary company, overseeing processing of all financial documents, based at Cirencester Deer Park School.


In order to fulfil the requirements of this role the post-holder will be required to hold, or be working towards, a recognised accountancy qualification or have had direct experience of working in a finance department of a sizeable organisation. A good working knowledge of education would be desirable but is not essential.


The successful postholder will also line manage three Finance staff. The post will be for 30 hours per week, working school term time plus two weeks to be worked during the school holidays (mainly in the summer). Exact working hours will be subject to negotiation with the successful candidate. The role is required to start as soon as possible, subject to the necessary employment checks.


To apply for this post, you are asked to fully complete the application form available. Please note that we are unable to accept CV applications.  However, interested applicants would be welcome to contact Kirsty Butler, Finance Manager, initially by email to K.Butler@coriniumeducationtrust.netto arrange an informal discussion about the role before submitting an application.


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The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 13 October 2022 and interviews are provisionally scheduled to take place in the following week.  However, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 


Applications can be returned by email to or in hard copy to Chiquita Henson, Chief Executive, Corinium Education Trust, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1XB. Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will initially be contacted by telephone and arrangements will be confirmed by email and post.


We look forward to receiving your completed application form at the earliest opportunity. However, if you have any questions about the role, or would like to arrange an informal discussion, please do not hesitate to contact Kirsty Butler, Finance Manager as outlined above.