Chief Finance Officer - Accord Multi Academy Trust

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Accord Multi Academy Trust
Full Time, Full Year
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£60,000 - £66,000 per annum

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Accord Multi Academy Trust.

The Accord Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint to the very important role of Chief Finance Officer to join the Trust’s Senior Leadership Team.

The Role

As a member of the Trust’s Senior Leadership Team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will have strategic responsibility for all aspects of Trust finance. Delivering operational rigour and high level direction, the CFO will play an integral role in supporting the growth and development of Accord Multi Academy Trust and ensure it continues to be financially sustainable. The CFO will provide insight into commercial decision making and operationally will provide strong financial leadership and guidance. Not only will this role own day-to-day accounting, the CFO will continue to build upon and embed a culture focused on working as a pro-active member of the leadership across the Trust, driving internal excellence.

The Person

The Accord Multi Academy Trust CFO will need significant senior financial management and strategic leadership experience either in the public or private sector with accountability for a complex resource base. Alongside exceptional technical ability you will be a strategic thinker with experience of building and empowering strong agile teams that engenders a positive and collaborative culture, sustaining high performing teams that engage with all colleagues across the Trust. You will need diplomacy, openness and approachability and a personable style of leadership and resource management, as well as the ability to converse with internal and external stakeholders with integrity.

For further details about the role, to arrange an informal conversation to discuss the opportunity or to discuss the possibility of a visit to the Trust please contact us at or 01924 668936.

To Apply

Applicants are requested to submit a completed Accord Application Form which can be downloaded on the Trust’s website at on our Recruitment page.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is Monday 30 November 2020 at 9am.

Completed applications to be returned to

The Accord Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from DBS will be required for this post.

30 November 2020, 9:00 AM

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