Chief Financial Officer - Falcon Education Academies Trust

Secondary Schools
Falcon Education Academies Trust
Full Time
Full Time, Permanent
See advert for further details

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Falcon Education Academies Trust.

Required as soon as possible.

Falcon Education Academies Trust is a newly formed multi academy trust, led by a strong Trust Board and executive leadership team with a proven track record of school improvement. We are a Department for Education (DfE) approved sponsor multi academy trust. Our member academies will be either maintained schools that convert under a Directed Academy Order or existing academies that the DfE believes would benefit from being part of our trust. 

Working directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), our Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a statutory role with overall responsibility for the leadership, organisation and management of finance across the Trust, providing strategic direction and maintaining high standards. The CFO will also lead on the effective financial due diligence of each sponsor academy, along with playing a key role in building and delivering the shared vision of the aims, values and culture of the organisation. 

We are looking for an astute and articulate individual who is able to diplomatically challenge where appropriate. You will be a technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential individual who can operate at a strategic level. You will bring with you managerial and professional experience in a senior multi academy trust finance role, possessing a degree and/or professional qualification relevant to the post and/or equivalent learning through professional experience. 

You will be required to work in any of the schools/academies within the trust as directed by the CEO. 

Falcon Education Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

The application and Equality and Diversity monitoring forms can be found below, or on our website: 

Completed forms should be submitted to by Monday 13th July 2020 (noon) 

If you have any queries, concerns or require support with the completion of your application form due to a disability, please contact or telephone 0345 245 0056. 

We will be very happy to help. Informal enquiries regarding the role are also welcome via the above contact details. 

*No agencies please* 

13 July 2020, 12:00 PM