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Head of Funding & Income

£46,979 per annum - £51,309 per annum, to be pro rata dependent on hours (SP19-23)
Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5AS
24-36 hours per week (negotiable), throughout the year (Applicants wanting to work part time and flexibly are welcomed)
Closing Date: 30/11/2021

Job Details

We are looking for a Head of Funding & Income to join our Finance Department. You will be responsible for managing the sales and income finance teams, providing development and maintaining a high-quality funding and income service alongside designing efficient systems and processes to report and advise on all funding and income streams, ensuring accuracy of information, audit compliance and maximisation of all cash inflows.

This is a hands-on position and the successful candidate is expected to work closely with Principals, Directors, Heads of Service and will form part of the Senior Finance Management Team.

Head of Funding and Income – Job Description – Nov 2021

Person Specification

You will be sufficiently flexible to deal with the range of challenges, responding quickly, effectively with creative innovative solutions which remain coherent with our core purposed values.

You will have strong communication skills, robust knowledge of policy, good planning and strong first class influencing skills. These will of critical importance in driving forward the departmental objective and the development of a high performance and sustainable culture throughout the growing family.   Beyond ensuring the smooth-running operational effectiveness and service delivery, you will be require the vision to be intuitive, resilient, financially astute, problem solving and energetic.

Head of Funding and Income – Person Specification – Nov 2021

Further Information

What makes working at OHC&AT uniquely rewarding is that we are a family of College centres and schools, fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities and we are all passionately committed about putting the students and their individual outcomes at the heart of everything we do. We currently have 4 regional hubs – North West London/Slough, South West London, Sutton and Croydon and Surrey & Sussex.

For children and young people, especially those with special educational needs or who experience other barriers to learning, our world can present many challenges. All young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions, with meaningful education, work and life experiences to draw on. This is the confidence that we aim to deliver.

We are steadily extending the reach of our provision within our local communities from primary through secondary to further education, smoothing transitions and giving pupils and students the benefit of expertise generated from our collegiate approach to knowledge-sharing amongst our staff. All of this is underpinned by a suite of shared services whose expert staff work closely with students and staff in each school/College centre and with affiliates and commissioning organisations to improve educational and operational quality at every level to benefit our students.

We can offer you:

  • Competitive pension scheme (LGPS)
  • 40 days annual leave (to be taken in the school holidays)
  • A supportive team
  • Perkbox benefits package offering numerous discounts across stores, gyms, supermarket discounts, as well as supporting staff with their financial, physical and emotional well-being

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 30th November 2021

Interview Date: w/c 6th December 2021

We may close this advert and interview before the closing date if we receive applications from exceptional candidates.

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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