Finance Manager, South Yorkshire

£33000-£39000 per annum

Posted 3 weeks ago | ref: 222274

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Protocol is delighted to be working with an education provider in South Yorkshire to recruit their next Finance Manager.

Managing a team of 6 (4.2 FTE), you will be reporting to the Head of Finance, and be a key member of the finance leadership team.


Role responsibilities

  • Managing the Accounts Payable team of 4 
  • Managing the Accounts Receivable and Cash and Banking functions
  • Developing Service Level Agreements for the financial accounts team, and reporting performance against these SLAs
  • Preparing the year end financial statements for the College
  • Managing the external audit process for the College
  • All aspects of VAT

The person & qualifications

  • Experience of managing teams in a changing environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong financial accounting skills, including preparation of year end financial statements in a medium or large organisation
  • High level of knowledge and awareness of internal controls and compliance with internal and external regulations / legislation
  • Experience of working in a medium / large organisation, with the associated level of complexity in systems and data (this can be in public or private sectors)
  • Hold a Professional accountancy qualification (ACCA / CIMA / CIPFA / ACA)
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade 4/C or above (or equivalent)

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.