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Vacancy Details

Financial Controller

Newham Partnership Working
SMRA - £49,411 - £60,379
Newham Partnership Working, 760 Barking Road, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/04/2018 at 23:59 PM
Newham Partnership Working

Newham Partnership Working

Francis House, 760 Barking Road, London, E13 9PJ

Financial Controller

SMRA  £49,411 - £60,379

36 hours per week – 52 Weeks per year

Start as soon as possible

Newham Partnership Working (NPW) is a mutual organisation formed by Newham schools and composed of education providers and staff. Our objective is to make this ‘learning community’ outstanding by providing and commissioning high quality services for schools.

NPW currently support over 100 schools, both within Newham and its surrounding boroughs, with a comprehensive range of high quality and reliable services. Our support removes the external pressures that our school leaders face, allowing them to focus on their core purpose - education.

NPW is at a crucial phase of its growth. There is a need to deliver high quality services that offer best value for money in a rapidly changing school’s environment. The role of Financial Controller is key in providing financial assurance over a wide portfolio of products and service lines. In addition to managing the internal finance function, the role will play a key role in providing financial assurance for the Operations and Strategy functions in future product design, sales opportunities and operational effectiveness.

This role will involve but not be limited to:

Contribution to the group's annual statutory reporting process including liaising with auditors and dealing with queries using FRS 102, Charities SORP 2015 and Companies Act 
Assist with the annual budgetary process.
Timely and accurate reporting of monthly management accounts, investigating variances and correcting errors where necessary.
Produce monthly management information to budget holders highlighting variances against budget.
Prepare month-end Balance Sheet reconciliations.
Support the part time Finance Director in developing new systems to improve the efficiency of the business.
Contribute to the development of management information provided internally and externally.
Ensure that financial records are maintained in line with Company standards and comply with current legislation.
Reconcile CRM and Booking System to Sage 200.
Review VAT Returns
Oversee and review the work of 2 Finance team members 

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will need to have:

A qualification from a relevant professional body
exposure to Budgeting and Forecasting experience
experience in business partnering with Head of Departments to review monthly actual and budget variances
Sage 200 knowledge
Advanced Excel

For further information on the role please contact Cyra McCollin on 0208 249 6999 or email Cyra.McCollin@npw.uk.com to arrange an informal discussion with Anna.

Closing date 16 April 2018

Interview week commencing 23 April 2018

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to and champion equality and diversity in all aspects of employment with Newham Partnership Working and the London Borough of Newham. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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