About us


The St Alban Catholic Academies Trust

The St Alban Catholic Academies Trust is a partnership of 5 Catholic schools, including Cardinal Newman Secondary, St Margaret of Scotland Primary, St Martin de Porres Primary, St Marys Primary, and St Vincents Primary. It is responsible for the education of over 3000 pupils from ages 3 to 19. The Trust seeks excellence in all that it does which is reflected in its mission is to shape the lives of young people for the better and in doing so, transform the communities in which they live.

About the job


Salary: £28,785 -£31,371 a year
Hours per week: 37, Full time

Due to continuing expansion of the Trust we have an exciting new vacancy for a Trust Finance Manager. The role will require you to support the Chief Finance & HR Officer ensuring full compliance in line with the Academies and Trust Financial regulations and policies.
You will manage and monitor the workload of the Finance Officers teams, providing support and training to a variety of stakeholders.
You will be based primarily at St Margaret of Scotland Primary school alongside the Central Finance Team but will be required to travel to other school sites

About you

The successful candidate will need to have substantial accounts experience, requiring a high level of accuracy and
analytical skill. In addition you will have experience of managing other staff. The position will require you to work
flexibly and be a driving force for continual improvement within our Trust.

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 5th June 2019

Application process



For an application pack please contact Francesca Crowther, Trust Secretary via fcrowther@cardinalnewmanschool.net or 01582 587572

Additional information


Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.