A reputable international school is seeking to employ a Finance Manager. The succesful candidate will be responsible for leading the financial planning and management of the school. This role will provide the job holder the opportunity to work closely with the Board of Directors of the the school
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & CONTROL
Prepare financial statements for the school, for review by senior management.
Provide effective business and financial management for the school with direct responsibility for budgets and financial business plans.
Complete and present monthly management accounts and reports to the senior management team.
Prepare other financial reports and budget tracking as requested to ensure transparency and accuracy in the monitoring of finances.
Work closely with auditors as and when required.
To control the management of budgets ensuring that finances are allocated correctly to each cost centre.
Oversee the billing of student fees and all extra charges;
Develop strategies that work to minimize financial risk
Analyze market trends and competitors
Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice how the company and future business decisions might be impacted
Ensure that all financial transactions are processed appropriately to ensure accuracy.
Ensure that processes are in place for the management and administration of all monies
Ensure all monies due to the school are received in a timely manner and accounted for correctly.
Work with key individuals within the schools to support strategic development from a
financial point of view such as capital projects.
Contribute towards the successful delivery of the School Improvement Plan
Think creatively to identify areas of efficiencies and savings in the school.
The successful candidate must have solid communication skills, both written and verbal.
Independent thinker with a growth mindset.
Should have superior mathematical and analytical skills
Strong leadership skills, employee management; understanding of data privacy standards
Deep understanding of business principles and practices; superior attention to detail
Honesty and Intergrity