Head of Financial Consultancy to Schools

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£48,000 to £55,840
16 Sep 2019
08 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Head of Financial Consultancy to Schools

Grade SM1

Location: County Hall, Northallerton

We are looking for a Head of Financial Consultancy to Schools to join and develop our successful Financial Management Services Team.

As Head of Financial Consultancy to Schools you will have the opportunity to lead and grow our well-respected, dedicated and professional team to continue delivering an excellent service to our existing customers. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relations with our senior leaders in the Council and in Multi-Academy Trusts as well as Governors, Headteachers and School Business Managers.            You will also provide drive, commercial direction and innovative thinking to develop new financial support products for the school sector and growing our customer base.

The FMS Team provides highly regarded financial support services to schools and academies.  We are ambitious to further develop and expand our service offer in the changing education market within North Yorkshire and the North of England.

North Yorkshire County Council has a reputation for delivering high quality services and due to this we are delighted to have been successful in securing work with the DfE to carry out School Resource Management Reviews in schools and academy trusts in the North East and Yorkshire and Humber area which will offer a rewarding and challenging opportunity to support schools and trusts to deliver improvements. As a confident Leader with excellent credentials you will have the drive and tenacity to move the business forward into new markets and develop new products.

This post is offered as a full time role and is based at County Hall, Northallerton, but applicants seeking flexible working are also encouraged.

As a North Yorkshire County Council employee you will have access to some great benefits via our Everybody Benefit’s Scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and Health Assured, our employee assistance programme, to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our Local Government Pension Scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For those candidates living outside the county you may be eligible for our relocation package.

If you have a financial qualification at a strategic level, are commercially aware, have aspirations to be in a senior role to lead a team of enthusiastic and supportive, commercially-minded people to the next stage in our journey then we would like to hear from you.

If you would like an informal chat about our Head of Head of Financial Consultancy to Schools vacancy please contact Howard Emmett on 01609 532118

For more information about this role and any of our other Finance roles we are advertising go to


Application pack

Key dates

Closing date: Tuesday 8th October

Interview date: 21st October