Ivy Rock Partners is recruiting a CFO for Education for the 21st Century – a values-led organisation, driven by a determination to create welcoming and open schools for the local community, where every person thrives, makes excellent progress, and succeeds.

  • 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, asset management, risk management and procurement.
  • Delivering operational rigour and strategic direction, the CFO will play an integral role in supporting the growth and development of the Trust and ensure it continues to be financially sustainable.
  • The CFO will lead strategically, and operationally to provide excellent financial leadership and guidance as the Trust develops. The role will provide insight to commercial decision making, and continue to build upon and embed a culture focused on working collaboratively with senior colleagues and Trustees

The suitable candidate will be a qualified accountant with a proven record of successful, senior financial leadership and experience of delivering effective Financial Management. You must be able to provide evidence of outstanding practice in one or more settings.

The Trust’s leaders create improvement in schools that is robust and sustainable. They are as enthusiastic about developing and nurturing their staff, as they are about developing their young people. Their professional development programs and their approach to school improvement provide quality and rigor while creating a depth of experience and learning for their staff.

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To apply directly for this role, please contact Phil Southern at Ivy Rock Partners before the closing date of 14th October. Interviews will be held w/c 28th and w/c 31st October.