Permanent - Full Time
Bradford Council School Funding Team
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Principal Finance Officer
PO3 to PO4 (SCP 32 -38) (linked grade criteria): £34,788 - £40,760 pa
1 x 37 Hours per week
Based at Britannia House, Bradford
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Local Government Finance is facing unprecedented change both dealing with austerity measures and dealing with reforms to the local government finance landscape, including the Government’s implementation of its National Funding Formula for schools and the academies program. This is a great opportunity to make a real contribution by supporting the Council and Schools in meeting these challenges.
We currently require a Principal Finance Officer to work in the Council’s School Funding Team.
The post holder will:
We are looking for an experienced financial manager who has excellent IT skills as well as proven analytical, problem solving and time management skills, who is attentive to detail and who inspires confidence. The ideal candidate will relish the challenge of working in busy, but friendly, team.
You should hold a professional finance qualification or degree. You should also have at least 5 year’s experience of working in a finance environment in a senior position. The ideal candidate will have experience in an education-based finance role in a school, academy or Local Authority.
For further information regarding this post please contact Andrew Redding, Business Adviser – School Funding Team on (01274) 432678 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Dawn Haigh – Principal Finance Officer (Schools) on (01274) 433775 or email email@example.com
Closing Date: 15th November 2019
To apply for this post please go to: https://bradford.engageats.co.uk/Vacancies/W/3296/0/232497/15138/principal-finance-officer-schools-213505