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Chief Finance Officer

Chief Finance Officer

Reporting to:                    Chief Executive Officer

Post:                                          37 hours per week, all year round, Permanent

Salary:                                £45,591-£50,495 + local government pension and flexible working

Location:                            Keyworth, Nottinghamshire 

Submission deadline:    Tuesday 17th March 2020

Interviews:                       Monday 30th March 2020.              

As a growing Trust, we are currently seeking an experienced strategic Chief Finance Officer (CFO) to join the Equals Trust central team to support the CEO and Trust Board in the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s strategic aims and objectives and to provide leadership to the Finance Team across the organisation.

As the CFO, you will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of the Trust financial systems and ensure compliance with Trust Finance Policy and Procedures and ESFA Financial Handbook.

You will also support Head Teachers and the CEO to ensure that all budgetary targets are met by individual academies and the MAT as a whole.

Equals Trust was founded in September 2016 with the aim of allowing member schools to maintain their ethos and unique identities within a tight local network. There is strong, mutual accountability, shared support services and a strong collaborative approach to staff development and school improvement. These values remain important and the CFO will play a key strategic role in achieving these aims. For more information about Equals Trust please visit our web site: 

Equals Trust can offer the opportunity to be part of the Executive Team of an exciting and growing Multi-Academy Trust, continuing professional development and flexible working.   If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Philip Palmer (CEO) on 0115 9143211.

Equals Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Completed applications should be emailed to