Corporate Services

Finance Director

Central England


Per annum


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Tom Morrison

Senior Manager

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Looking to make an impact?

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Academies Trust (OLICAT) has been growing.

They are a Multi Academy Trust recently formed by the merger of three academy trusts. They currently oversee 10 primary schools and 2 secondary schools, with plans for further expansion.

This is where you come in.

The Trust has plans to continue growing and is currently assessing its next direction. As the Trust grows, so will your role.

As a part of the Trust's central team, you will work directly with the Board and CEO, providing strategic financial advice on all financial matters to ensure financial sustainability, effective financial reporting compliance, and regulatory responsibilities.

You will also provide strategic advice to support the growth strategy and ensure that each of the current schools can excel. To assist you in this role, you will lead a finance team of 5. Given the seniority of the position, you must be a fully qualified accountant.

If work-life balance is important to you, the Trust operates an agile working model, allowing a mix of remote work. With the main base in Northampton, there will also and the option to work from offices located across the Bedford, Northampton, and Corby areas.

The Trust values the contributions of its team members and aims to create a supportive and rewarding work environment. In addition to a competitive salary package, there are opportunities for professional growth and development, 30 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, generous sick pay, and enrollment in the LGPS pension scheme. This role offers both immediate rewards and long-term benefits.

So, what's next?

To learn more, please contact Tom Morrison at Oyster. We understand that your CV might not be up to date, so please send us what you have or find us on LinkedIn, and we can arrange a conversation from there.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1st December.

Oyster has an exclusive partnership with OLICAT, and any direct or third-party applications will be forwarded to Oyster.

Senior Manager

Tom Morrison

Tom’s quiet determination makes him the man to watch. He has a level of perseverance and focus that means his ambition to grow the best Estates, Facilities, and Operations recruitment team in the country is well within his grasp. Tom’s resolution, relentlessness, and drive is unrivalled, but he balances it out by being light-hearted, fun, and quick-witted. He is supportive, and fiercely loyal to his team.
Your ambition is our ambition.
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