£42000 - £48000 per annum
7 months ago
An international school with 1500 students based in Surrey is seeking an experienced School Business Manager or Bursar who has experience with running a Financial Assistance Programme in a similar academic environment.
The role will involve:
-Leading the Financial Assistance Programme to ensure it runs effectively and achieves its targets.
-Lead and motivate a cross functional team including central education, Finance, Admissions, Marketing and IT, so that the team delivers to time and quality.
-Manage the indirect reporting line with the Financial Assistance Admissions Associates in the individual Schools to ensure the effective running of the programme.
-Maintain and develop the well-defined model of bursaries and scholarships with multiple entry years, award types and levels of financial assistance to achieve the targeted financial commitment from the school to demonstrate public benefit.
-To maintain and develop the Financial Assistance Programme to operate effectively, including policies and procedures and financial commitment.
-Maintain and develop the student assessment criteria working with central education, HOS and admissions.
-Maintain and develop the student family financial assessment criteria
-Ensure programme stays aligned to charitable aims and is compliant with regulations.
-Develop and provide accurate enrolment budget forecasts and plan for ramp up to maturity.
-Programme leadership and delivery
-Financial analysis, forecasting and budget preparation and monitoring
-Reporting of the programmes to Advancement Director, SLT, Board & external agencies
-Evaluating bursary applications for financial need
-Manage Hardship Bursary requests from existing parents, evaluate financial information and make recommendations to the Sign Off Committee
-Preparing and monitoring the Financial Assistance Programme Budget both in awards and administration of awards
-Working with Advancement and Deans of Admission to obtain traction with lead generation and building stronger links with state & independent feeder schools
-Degree level required
-Experienced Bursar or Business Manager, with direct experience of running financial assistance programmes.
-Financial qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA)
-Numeracy & Excel to a high level
-Experience of applying assessment and admissions policies, processes and procedures to deliver high levels of customer service.
-Reporting and presenting to senior leadership.
Please send your CV for immediate consideration