Education Finance Consultant
Location: Exeter, Devon, GB, EX2 4QD
Term Time Only - 41 weeks
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Babcock LDP is part of Babcock Education, providing integrated education improvement and specialist intervention services. We work with academies, schools and settings, Devon County Council, other Local Authorities and with a range of regional and national bodies. Babcock LDP provides a single integrated service, which enables us to understand more fully the needs of customers and to deliver the best services to meet those needs in a coherent way. Our mission is to improve the life chances of all children and young people.
Babcock Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
About the role
Babcock Learning and Development Partnership is looking to recruit two Education Finance Consultants, one based in North Devon and the other in South/East Devon, to provide high quality financial consultancy services to Schools, Academies and Local Authorities.
You will be responsible for visiting schools to support budget preparation and ongoing monitoring, reviewing and ensuring all necessary financial controls are in place.
These positions will be in term time only.
What do I need to do the role?
You will have extensive experience in a similar school finance role.
You will also be qualified in AAT Professional studies (part qualified or full AAT level).
You will possess full knowledge of financial requirements of a local authority school and have awareness of the demands of an academy and the variance to the maintained school.
What else do I need to know?
Interviews for North Devon will take place on 12th July, and interviews for South Devon 13th July.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants: https://www.babcockinternational.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Babcock-Guidance-for-Applicants.pdf
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our website for more information.
Closing date: 2nd July 2021
Reference number: 35108