The Board of Governors of St Columb’s College invites applications to the following post:

Finance Manager One Year Temporary (21st August 2017 - 19th August 2018)

18 hours per week (specific hours to be agreed by the Principal) Salary NJC Pay Scale 46-49 £41,025 - £43,821 per annum (pro-rata for 18 hours/week)

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The Board of Governors of St Columb’s College are seeking a (temporary) suitably qualified and/or experienced Finance Manager to take responsibility for the operational financial management of the school’s annual £7m budget.   Reporting to the College Principal, the Finance Manager will advise the Board of Governors, Finance Committee and Principal and take a lead role in the day-day financial management, administration and reporting of the school’s budget.  As a co-opted member of the Senior Management Team, s/he will be fully committed to the ethos and aims of the College, making a particular contribution to the area of financial planning, reporting and administration.

The successful candidate must be ACA or ACCA accredited.  S/he will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ recent experience in managing financial control systems and staff (including payroll) with a proven ability in developing, implementing, managing and reporting on financial systems and procedures.

Preference may be given to candidates who have a minimum of 2-3 years’ previous financial management/financial control experience within a school/college setting.  Good communication skills and attention to detail are essential.  Training will be provided to the successful applicant in relation to the College’s financial management system/software.

Probationary period:  6 months (Temporary contract of 12 months) Notice period:  2 months

Full details are contained within the Application Pack which can be obtained from St Columb’s College School Office or online at or Please note: CVs will not be read or considered.

To all applicants: The Selection Panel reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate a manageable shortlist.

Shortlisted applications will be held on file for similar vacancies which may arise within the next 12 months.  Canvassing either directly or indirectly will disqualify applicants.

In line with our Child Protection Procedures, successful candidates are required to apply for and pay £33 to Access NI for an Enhanced Disclosure of Criminal Record Certificate.

Applications must be returned to the HR & Finance Manager by 12.00noon on Friday 7th July 2017.

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer