Head of Finance and Operations

  • Cirrus Primary Academy Trust
  • Sutton

Head of Finance and Operations

Job advert

Head of Finance and Operations


Hours: Full time, all year round.

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience.


For those looking for a strategic full-time role in a growing, ambitious multi-academy trust, this Head of Finance and Operations position might be the next step for you. Leading on the financial and people management of this South London MAT, this is an opportunity within the sector to play a key strategic role.


The Head of Finance and Operations will work closely with the CEO and Trust Board and will be responsible for overseeing the finance function, producing the compliant statutory accounts, annual budgets and working closely with senior colleagues across the schools on performance tracking. Managing a team, this role will ensure the timely and accurate provision of financial information across the Trust. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong finance and compliance experience who, is looking to develop experience running operations within a growing Trust. 


This position is based at the Cirrus Primary Academy Trust offices at Kingsley Primary Academy, Thomson Crescent, Croydon CR0 3JT



If you are interested in this position please submit your completed application form online here. The first page of the application requires you to add your ‘Supporting Statement’. This should demonstrate how you meet the person specification, giving recent and relevant examples. We recommend that you work on this offline and paste it into the box when you are ready to apply.

Candidates may upload CVs, but must also complete all the details on the online application form for safeguarding purposes.


For further information please contact Alex Clark CEO on 020 8394 4772


Closing date for applications:  Friday 1st November at 12 Noon

Start date: negotiable.


Every employee is personally responsible for being vigilant and carrying out their responsibilities under our Safeguarding, Child Protection and Health and Safety Policies. Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding our children.  This post is subject to enhanced checks carried out by the DBS.