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Financial Controller

Employment type: Part time or full time
Salary: £52,021 – £57,361
Closing date: Wednesday 8 December 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 15 December 2021

Do you share our determination to give the most vulnerable children and young people the best chances to succeed and thrive in their adult lives?

We are seeking to appoint a meticulous Financial Controller to ensure the delivery of good financial control and reporting across the trust. You will oversee financial management at each academy, oversee the team financial planning and forecasting process, and be responsible for planning and monitoring financial performance at the Olive Academies’ central office. You will need to meet all statutory, DfE and internal reporting deadlines and be the finance team lead on systems. You will also be required to work with other functional leads to enable robust and consistent processes across the trust and lead and advise on the trust’s procurement process.

Download the job pack

To find out more about this rewarding role, download the Financial Controller job pack.

Apply now

If you think this is the right role for you, download an application form and an equalities monitoring form. Send your completed forms to

Please note; we are unable to accept CVs.

Arrange an informal discussion

If you would like to visit us, or to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact Natasha Prinsloo, Executive Assistant/Office Manager:


T: 01708 982624

What is it like to work at Olive Academies?

We value all our staff and offer:

  • a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority
  • access to a range of employee benefits

Our recruitment process

Olive Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people in our academies. You can find out about our robust recruitment procedures and checks for appointing staff and volunteers in our Safer Recruitment and Selection Statement and in our safeguarding policy.

As part of any recruitment process, we collect and process personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations. For more information, please read our Candidate Privacy Statement