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Senior Finance Officer- 648723

The Discovery Academy
13th February 2020
Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, ST2 0GA
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Level 7, Actual Salary £23,836 - £26,317
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Chief Executive Officer: Mr Simon French

Required As soon as possible:

Senior Finance Officer, 37 hours, Whole Year,

Level 7, Actual Salary £23,836 - £26,317


The Alpha Academies Trust is seeking to appoint an experienced and accomplished individual to the post of Senior Finance Officer.  Applicants must have excellent financial, organisational and communication skills and be able to show a high degree of initiative and experience in financial matters, preferably in an education setting.  Main duties and skills will include excellent ICT skills, finance and budgetary control, providing reports, keeping up to date with legislation, accounting skills and supporting the ethos of the Academy.  The successful candidate will be flexible, efficient and sensitive, adopting a confidential approach to the role at all times.  Excellent interpersonal skills are essential and an extensive and authoritative knowledge of financial management is paramount.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is       exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that this position is of interest and you have the right experience and skills, then we would love to hear from you.  For details and an application form, please see our website  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact The Recruitment Team by email at

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd March 2020 at 9:00am

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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