Finance Manager Full Time or Part Time

Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £32,233 - £36,153 per annum FTE
13 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type

The Abbey is looking to recruit a Finance Manager to support the Finance Director in achieving efficient and effective Financial Management of the school.  

You will have:

  • Excellent financial modelling skills
  • Qualified or part qualified accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Initiative and drive with an analytical approach
  • Highly competent in use of Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • An eye for detail
  • A proven track record of producing accurate and reliable work to deadlines
  • Payroll experience

We are very flexible on working hours, there would be a minimum presence of 3 days a week for at least 6 hours a day (minimum 18 hours per week), but there is no requirement for fixed, or particular, days. Some variation may be desirable since the payroll reporting and input deadline each month will vary according to the day of the week on which the month end falls. This role could also be full time if that was preferred, please state in your covering letter if you’re interested in full or part time work.

As well as a competitive salary based on skills and experience the school offers:

● A non-contributory pension scheme worth 8.35% of salary, which all

non-teaching staff are automatically enrolled following 3 months of employment.

● Free lunch

● Staff fee concession is available to employees’ daughters who satisfy the entrance

requirements and for whom there is a place available.

● Parking is normally available, but not guaranteed.

For more information on our lively and well-resourced school and for a full job description, and the application form, please visit our website:

To apply for this position, please complete an application form in full and then send this with your full CV and covering letter, by email, to:

Interviews will only be arranged following our receipt of a completed application form.

Interviews to be held week commencing 25 February 2019

For enquiries please contact:

Closing date: 25 February 2019 (midnight)

The Abbey is an independent GSA day school for girls aged 3 to 18 years.  Founded in 1887 the school enjoys an enviable reputation of academic excellence, a rich history, a caring pastoral environment and a wide breadth of extra-curricular activity for each individual.  With exceptionally high ratings in the national league tables and a thriving International Baccalaureate diploma programme, The Abbey School is the only independent school in the Berkshire area to offer such outstanding opportunities to academically able girls.  The girls themselves are motivated, enthusiastic and co-operative and there is a happy, purposeful atmosphere to the school.

The staff at The Abbey School form a strong and professional community of highly skilled, dedicated and enthusiastic people.  The governors and management team are committed to supporting the continuing development of its staff and maintain a good working environment with the necessary policies and procedures in place to support this.  We recruit only the highest calibre staff, who are lively, enthusiastic and committed. In return we aim to provide opportunities for employees to reach their own full potential for their benefit and the benefit of the school as a whole.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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