This vacancy is now closed


Heathland School, Eastcote Lane, South Harrow, Middlesex HA2 9AG.


Heathland Whitefriars Federation is a multi-academy trust comprising Heathland and Whitefriars Schools in Harrow. Our Federation of two schools is underpinned by a values-based ethos that helps everyone work together cooperatively and with mutual respect. Our pupils make rapid progress in an environment of love and care where expectations are high, values are positive, forgiveness is abundant and children are treasured. We absolutely believe that anyone can learn anything and the growth mindset underpins everything we do.

We are seeking a dynamic and versatile Finance Manager for a key role at Heathland School.

This is a great opportunity for someone with strong financial and technical experience to join our fantastic team.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, this key position is responsible for running the finance function of one of our schools including day to day effective financial management of the academy and trust’s financial functions to ensure that all services provided to support teaching and learning are of high quality, conform to legislation and represent value for money.

The role will involve:

  • Day to day operation of the academy’s finances including all aspects of income and expenditure
  • Timely production of monthly management accounts as well as budget forecasts
  • Liaison with budget holders and your opposite number in our other school
  • Hands-on management of a finance assistant

As well as having the appropriate finance, budget management and accounting experience, the ideal candidate will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be a strong team player. They will also be flexible, self-motivated, able to use their own initiative and have excellent time management and problem-solving skills. A recognised finance or accounts qualification is desirable although qualification by experience is equally acceptable. Previous Academy experience and a strong background in PSF Financials preferred.

For more details and to apply, please visit the vacancies page of the school website: 

Closing Date: 10th May 2021

Interviews: W/c 17th May 2021

Heathland Whitefriars Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments are made subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.

Heathland Whitefriars Federation is an Equal Opportunity employer.



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