School Business Manager - Temporary to Permanent

Posted 7 March by Reed Accountancy Featured
Job purpose and content

The School Business Manager is responsible for the management, supervision and provision of the school support services. This includes services that are delivered directly by staff working at the school and services that are supplied by the local education authority and other commercial providers under contract or service level agreements. These services may cover:

The ideal candidate will have 5 years of finance experience and preferably with a relevant qualification, as well as responsible for budget management you will also oversee the following:

• Accounting and financial management
• Administrative systems, procedures and services
• Personnel and payroll administration
• Premises and facilities management
• Curriculum, administrative and financial ICT systems
• Health, safety and security
• Cleaning, catering and grounds maintenance
• PA to the Headteacher
• Support to the governing body and its committees and sub committees.

Roles and responsibilities

1. Preparation of the draft annual school budget and the regular monitoring and periodic reporting on that budget to the headteacher, the governing body and the local education authority.

2. Accounting, book keeping and administration of the school’s financial resources to best practice standards and in accordance with the financial regulations of the school (which the postholder will be responsible for developing and maintaining)

3. Responsibility for the efficient and effective management, development and maintenance of the school’s administrative systems, procedures and policies, which includes management of:
• People
• Information
• and infrastructure
4. To provide personal assistance to the Headteacher

5. Maximising school income through income generation and through efficient and effective claims and reclaims procedures and processes for grants

6. The management of communication, public relations, school marketing, events and complaints

7. Responsibility for the efficient maintenance and development of curriculum, administrative and financial information communication technology systems and facilities including, where applicable, monitoring the service of providers

8. Personnel administration, monitoring the quality of service of the personnel services provider(s) and working with providers to resolve problems, queries and complaints

9. Payroll administration, monitoring the quality of the payroll services provider(s) to make sure that payments and deductions are paid correctly and on time to the right location, and working with providers to resolve problems, queries and complaints

10. The management of site security and safety and responsibility for the school buildings/premises/site development plan and maintenance and repairs programme

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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Reference: 34625938

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