Director of Finance

Wimborne, Dorset
C £60,000 - £65,000
28 Jul 2014
28 Aug 2014
Education, MBA
Contract Type

Canford is one of the UK’s leading independent schools, providing an exceptional all-round educational experience for pupils aged 13-18. Situated in a magnificent 250 acre park in Dorset, the School combines academic success with a diverse range of sporting and cultural activities, developing well-rounded, ambitious young people who can make a rich, positive contribution to society. An HMC co-educational school, Canford currently has 635 pupils and an annual turnover of £17 million. 

The School is now seeking a dynamic and energetic Director of Finance. Building on the existing financial platform, the new Director of Finance will ensure that the School’s financial strength is underpinned by sound financial systems and is able to support its educational ambitions whilst maintaining its affordability. 

The successful candidate will combine strategic financial leadership experience with highly effective management skills and strong intellectual abilities. S/he will be a credible communicator and will command the respect of staff, pupils, parents, governors and external stakeholders. A passionate commitment to the Canford ethos and culture is essential.

For further information and to download the appointment details, please visit the website quoting Reference 1718.

The closing date for applications is midday BST on Thursday 28th August 2014.