Assistant Finance Manager

Up to £40000 per annum

Job Title: Assistant Finance Manager

Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom

Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum

Full-time, Permanent

Panoramic Associates are working with an education provider who are seeking an experienced Assistant Finance Manager to support on site 5 days a week.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised Assistant Finance Manager to join their team. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting the financial operations of the school. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual looking to advance their career in finance within the education sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Finance Manager to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the school’s financial systems.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial reports.
  • Monitor income and expenditure, identifying variances and providing analysis as required.
  • Process invoices, expenses, and payments accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile accounts and maintain financial records with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Provide support and guidance to colleagues on financial matters.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and year-end accounts.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
  • Undertake ad-hoc financial projects and tasks as assigned.


  • Ideally hold a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Proven experience in a finance role, preferably within the education sector.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team and independently when necessary.
  • A proactive and flexible approach to work, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.


  • Competitive salary up to £40,000 per annum.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment.
  • 52 weeks a year contract.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role . Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the recruitment process.

Interview Process: The interview process will consist of a single stage, which may include competency-based questions, a skills assessment, and a discussion about your experience and suitability for the role.

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