School Business Manager Job | HT13697 - Howett Thorpe

School Business Manager
Reigate, Surrey

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum

Benefits: Good benefits package
Reference number HT13697
Added on Apr 27, 2017

About The Role

This is highly rewarding role in which you will lead the overall direction, management and delivery of the administration and finance service that supports the Head Teacher.

As the School Business Manager you will be working closely with the Finance Team to prepare budgets and analysis on monthly management accounts. Ensuring all spend undertaken within the school is within budget and also value for money has been obtained in all procurement matters.

Additionally, you will be working closely with the School Business Development Manager, gaining an in-depth knowledge of the schools business plan and providing supporting statements on the variances from plan.

Within this role you will liaise across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Parents, Carers and Solicitors.

About Our Client

This role is working within a specialist school, providing education to those with disabilities. This is a highly rewarding School to work for and you will be working with some the most inspirational people within the field.

About You

We are looking for the following skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience working as a School Business Manager
  • A recognised accountancy qualification (AAT, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent)
  • A personality that can liaise and work with across a variety of departments within the organisation

Things you should know

Within this role you will be making a real difference to those that really need the support and help of others. You will have great satisfaction in knowing you have made a difference.

Commutable from: Cobham, Crawley, Dorking, Epsom, Gatwick, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Redhill, Reigate


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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