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Technical Finance Lead

  • Location

    South Shields, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £25 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Helen Dodds

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Sellick Partnership is currently working with an innovative education and training organisation in South Tyneside to appoint a temporary Technical Finance Lead for a period of 3-6 months. The Technical Finance Lead will work for a company whose mission is to provide outstanding educational opportunities across South Tyneside, operating with a focus that develops the potential of all.

  • Support the Head of Finance in the identification of and bidding for funding opportunities from government bodies, Devolved Authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships etc.
  • Preparation of funding body and other statutory returns within the ESFA deadlines.
  • Responsible for the data co-ordination and completion of Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reports.
  • Completion of financial returns to the Office for National Statistics as required.
  • Responsible for monitoring the performance of the outsourced catering contracts.
  • Prepare reports and provide analysis on finance issues as requested.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure the finance processes are undertaken timely and accurately.
  • Co-ordinate the completion of the statutory Annual Report and Financial Statements.


  • Preparation of funding body returns
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts
  • Preparing financial reports for non-finance personnel
  • Managing the nominal ledger and ensuring month end and year end processes are undertaken


  • Experience of financial management in an educational environment
  • An understanding of FE funding methodology
  • Experience of managing change and implementing new processes and procedures


  • 37 days holiday entitlement plus 8 public holidays
  • Flexible working policy
  • Predominantly home based role with office working when required for collaborative meetings
  • Contracted hours of 37 per week

My client is looking for someone to join as soon as possible. We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Helen Dodds in our Newcastle office for a confidential discussion.

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