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Date Added: Fri 17/11/2023

Business Manager

Liverpool, L3, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £15.00 - £16.50/hour

Are you an assertive School Finance or Business Manager looking for a new challenge? Do you have SIMS and FMS experience? Are you a qualified financial professional able to offer a significant strategic contribution to a school in transition? If you answered yes to these questions then please get in touch! This role is full-time (not term-time) and is a temporary to permanent position for the right person.

We ask that you have:

- A qualification in Business Administration or Financial Management, up to degree level or equivalent

- SIMS / FMS experience gained from working in a school

- The ability to provide vision and advice to the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, Governors and the rest of the Finance and Administration Team

- Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing

- Proven effective leadership skills

- The ability to work with high levels of tact, confidentiality and discretion.

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed team with a great reputation. Responsibilities will include:

- Sound financial management of school resources and budgets, including preparation of school's annual accounts

- Management of school Finance Team, and delegation of relevant activities

- Liaison with DfE, EFA, HMRC, auditors and other external parties

- Responsibility for funding and all financial / statutory returns

- Reviewing and improving school financial systems and internal controls, as well as negotiating school key contracts.

Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:

- A dedicated, professional and friendly specialist School Support Services consultant and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility

- Competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)

- Commitment to your continuing professional development through free training

- 'Recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300

- The flexibility to work when and where you want through our network of branches

- Being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like 'Candidate of the Term'

What Next?

All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks, including enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and full referencing process, and the cost of any new police check (DBS) required will be met by the candidate. If you are suitable, an interview would be offered immediately and you could start working in the school soon after.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Kia Cunningham via email at or telephone (phone number removed) at the Liverpool branch of Randstad Education.

About us?

Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN, and we now also have a dedicated section looking after School Support roles such as Catering, Technicians, Administration and Finance
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