Finance Manager – Uppingham Careers

Finance Manager

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Monday-Friday 35 hours per week
Salary: £46,000 - £50,000 per annum, depending on experience
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 16 January 2024, 12:00 am


Required: February 2024

Situated in the picturesque town of Uppingham in Rutland, Uppingham School is a leading co-educational boarding school accommodating over 800 pupils and employing more than 600 staff.

Uppingham is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and resourceful Finance Manager to join the Finance team.  Reporting to the Finance Director, this position provides a first-class comprehensive service, including the provision of accurate and timely financial accounts and information for Trustees, the leadership team and budget holders, as well as managing and directing the accounts team.

Other responsibilities include assisting with annual budget preparation, regular budget monitoring, preparing year-end figures for audit, managing fees in advance schemes and the termly fee invoicing process, and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, financial regulations and procedures. This position is alert to opportunities to improve finance processes and implements strategies to optimise efficiency and effectiveness.

In a busy environment, it is essential that the Finance Manager is able to prioritise with a capacity to multi-task efficiently, and is able to meet deadlines whilst retaining a high level of accuracy.

In return Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are proud to offer:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of Uppingham staff.
  • 25% Holiday Club discount for children
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Discounted RAC membership
  • Favourable rates and terms with local nursery
  • Working towards investors in diversity

Closing date:  Tuesday 16th January 2024.

Interviews: Tuesday 23rd January 2024.

Finance Manager – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.