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Financial Operations Manager

Financial Ops

Location:  Bede
Salary:  £39,527 to £40,709 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 16 April 2024
Reference:  0031-23

About the role

Are you an experienced Finance professional, looking for a new and exciting role within a busy Finance team?

We have a fantastic opportunity to join Education Partnership North East, based at our Bede campus, where you will provide financial support to our Hartlepool, Sunderland and Northumberland campuses. Our people vision is to unite our culture and empower our people, now is a great time to join us on this journey.

About the Candidate

The successful candidate will be a passionate and inspiring individual who can lead, develop and manage the Financial Operations team in meeting the accounting requirements of the College and deal with the day-to-day running of the department.  You will have significant experience in leading and managing a team, be confident and experienced in implementing, managing and improving Treasury Management reporting, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions.   With the ability to effectively review, develop and document internal financial controls, policies and procedures is essential, as well as capability to ensure timely completion of all month-end and year-end close processes for the Financial Operation section, whilst creating effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


You will be a flexible and customer focussed individual with excellent organisational, administration and communication skills.  You should be able to strongly demonstrate an ability to achieve demanding deadlines, with a high level of commitment and enthusiasm, committed to continuous improvement.

About EPNE

At Education Partnership North East, we are passionate about transforming lives through education. As a leading education provider in the North East of England, comprising of Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form College we are committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning experiences that help our students to achieve their full potential; and we are ambitious.  We are currently the top performing General Further Education college in the North East for 16-19 student achievement and ranked 2nd nationally.

We have a strong college community and encourage our staff and students to be their authentic selves, be respectful of others and to be innovative in how they deliver an excellent student experience by creating an exciting future for everyone working and studying across the group.

As an employer, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where our staff can thrive. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to investing in their development and wellbeing.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the opportunity, please contact Paul Wray, Head of Finance on 0191 5116508

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