Finance and Business Manager Business Support - Apprentice Role

Finance and Business Manager

Learn Sheffield is a schools company, of which all of Sheffield’s schools and academies are members (see We wish to appoint a skilled and experienced Finance and Business Manager to lead and develop our financial and business capacity. This post, which is a joint appointment with Sheffield City Council, will play an important role in the company’s development; in particular, in building the company’s financial and business capacity as it further develops its subscription services model and trading operations, which will include growth in the range of services delivered by the company.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • An experienced financial professional with a strong background in financial management
  • Experienced in developing finance and business systems to support the development of commercially traded services
  • Professionally qualified in financial management, e.g. CCAB qualification or recognised professional equivalent, or can demonstrate equivalent relevant experience
  • Someone with high level communications skills who can report directly to the CEO and board
  • Experienced in managing and developing teams, with excellent people management skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work on their own initiative to improve existing systems & processes and create new systems where needed
  • Experienced in procurement, facilities management, contracts, risk assessments, health and safety management

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a thriving learning partnership
  • Supportive colleagues who work collaboratively to make a difference
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (growing to 30 days after 5 years)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A modern, well equipped work base with free parking

Hours: Full Time (37 hours)
Salary: £42,806 – £45,635 per annum
Location: Sheffield


If this prospect intrigues you and you would like more information or an application pack, please contact or telephone 0114 250 7417 and speak to Evelyn Priestley.

Applications must be received by the closing date for consideration.
Closing date for applications is 30th September 2019
Interviews will be held on 18th October 2019


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