Finance Manager

Permanent Contract
Full time, 37.5 hours per week, full year. Flexible working arrangements considered.
Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation Scale Point X46 – X55
£33,071 – £38,202 FTE

Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation is the future of independent education, founded on 600+ years of excellence. Academically driven, pastorally strong, values focussed and pupil-centric, our children and young adults thrive in an environment focused on developing Confidence for life. Respect for all.

We are based in the iconic and historical City of Durham, Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation  delivers independent, co-educational day and boarding experiences for pupils aged 3 to 18. Further information about the school can be found on our website.

We are looking to appoint a Finance Manager to help build a successful team to assist in providing customer focused, timely and accurate financial support to the Foundation.

The successful candidate must:
• have AAT Level 4 Qualification, or equivalent, as a minimum
• have five or more GCSE (or equivalent) grade A-C (9-4) 
• have previous experience in a financial/accounting field
• have strong ICT and data analysis skills, including experience of working with databases
• have exceptional people skills, including excellent customer service and communication skills
• be well organised and efficient 
• have the ability to work well under own direction and as part of a team. 
• have a sense of humour

To find out more about the job role, find the full description here.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited for interview, you will be required to disclose all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against the information from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before your appointment is confirmed. This role will include Regulated Activities and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure is required

Please apply using the non-teaching application form from our website:

Completed applications should be returned directly by email to [email protected] 

Closing Date: 12noon Friday 5th January 2024
Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 8th January 2024


Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation
Quarryheads Lane
0191 731 9270