Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Ballymena, UK
  • £46,000 - £55,000 per annum UK / Year

Finance Manager

The Organisation

One of Northern Ireland’s leading grammar schools, Campbell College is not just an educational institution; it’s a vibrant community, committed to fostering excellence in staff and students alike.

Nestled on the outskirts of Belfast, just a short distance from Stormont and the Northern Ireland parliament buildings, our campus boasts over 100 acres of stunning woodland, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for our 1200 pupils.

Having opened our doors in 1894, we have a rich history and tradition of nurturing young minds to reach their fullest potential and many Campbellians have gone on to truly great things. Our noted alumni includes famous writers and poets, pop stars, Olympians and a Nobel Laureate, as well as a number of Irish international rugby players (of course!).

As our school continues to go from success to success, we are now looking for a Finance Manager to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Benefits

– Salary ranging from £46,000 – £55,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience
– NILGOSC Pension
– Free, on-site parking
– 38 days’ annual leave (the majority of which is to be taken during the school holidays)

If you’re a Chartered Accountant ICAI, ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA qualified with experience of effective budget, financial, risk and resource management, this is a great opportunity to advance your career with our leading private educational institution.

Joining our well-managed and governed organisation, you will discover a senior role that is key to the College’s success. You will have the chance to expand your portfolio of experience, further develop and hone your skillset and have a positive impact on the school environment.

What’s more, there is an excellent package in place, not only delivering highly competitive rewards, but a benefits package that includes a pension scheme with a 19% employer contribution.

So, if you’re ready to take the next step and make a real difference, we’d love to hear from you.

The Role

Reporting to The Bursar, the Finance Manager will manage the day-to-day finances of the College, including payroll, school fees receivable, banking and accounts payable.

Managing activities within our finance office, you will oversee a team of three staff, and overseeing the payroll for 230 individuals and support incoming fees for our 1200 pupils.

In terms of financial management, you will be involved in management accounts production, cashflow analysis, budget projections and annual financial statements.

You will also undertake various school administration activities, including monitoring staff and department budgets, oversee study visas and oversight of cashless payment systems.

Additionally, you will support HR activity, such as maintaining and developing the HR information system.

About You

To be considered as a Finance Manager, you will need:

– To be a CCAB qualified accountant (holding ICAI, ACCA, CIPFA, CIMA qualifications), with post qualification experience
– Experience of effective budget, financial, risk and resource management and reporting
– Experience in the use of financial systems and Microsoft Excel
– Experience in the preparation of financial management accounts, cashflows and statements

Other organisations may call this role Head of Finance, Company Accountant, Accounting Manager, Accountancy Manager, Finance Operations Manager, Management Accountant, or Finance Manager.

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