Finance Manager


West Buckland School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Finance Manager to lead the day-to-day financial operation of this School. This is a significant role, managing two staff and co-ordinating and controlling the accounting function in support of some 200 teaching and support staff.
Responsibilities include the management and appraisal of staff, responsibility for the purchase and nominal ledger, delivery of payroll and cash management, management and statutory accounting, budgetary control and preparation for annual audit. The role includes developing strategic modelling for planning options and engaging with the Senior Management Team to support the delivery of changes and improvement initiatives. Commercial awareness is also helpful as the school is expanding its business enterprise opportunities. The role reports to the Bursar and involves interaction with senior management, staff, parents and suppliers. The successful applicant will be a team player with qualifications appropriate to the role, professionally competent and with a positive approach to challenge, ideally with experience of school accounting.

Please see job description for further details.

Job Description

Application Form

Recruitment and Staff Monitoring Form

Where to send your application


Candidates are required to complete a West Buckland School application form, along with a covering letter and C.V. addressed to the Bursar

Via Post

Col GR Pearce
West Buckland School
West Buckland
Devon, EX32 0SX

Via Email

[email protected]
01598 760107

Application Deadline:
Application forms must be received by 1700 on Friday 9th June 2023
Interview Date TBC