Regional Finance Director – Staffordshire and Merseyside (Hub Office at Stoke-on-Trent)

  • Contract type - Permanent, Full-time
  • Salary range - £63,632 - £73,421
  • Location - Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Closing date - July 31, 2022

We are seeking an experienced Regional Finance Director to support our finance teams across the Trust!

The role will provide operational leadership, financial management support and advice for the individual academies that fall within the Hub Region. To contribute, as a senior finance member of the Trust, to ensure that efficient and effective operational and business management is carried out by academies within the Hub Region and to support their (and the Trust’s) opportunities for future growth/ expansion. The trust views this role as central to academy improvement and effectiveness.

The successful applicant will be accountable for the effective management of the Hub Region financial resources and the provision of technical advice and expertise on financial and commercial matters to the senior management team and local governing bodies. Sound knowledge and experience of operating within an education or service sector environment is essential, as is the need to have up to date knowledge of financial standards and legislation.

30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Local government pension scheme
Co-op staff discount
Other benefits include discounted gym membership & leisure activities, healthcare cashback & cycle to work schemes, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans

Closing date: 4pm on Sunday 31st July 2022
Interviews: W/C 15th August

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority.This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.


If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact To apply, send both parts of the application form to

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