Rutherford Cross Retained by Hutchesons’ Grammar School to Appoint Head of Finance

Hutchesons’ Grammar School aims to provide boys and girls with a broad Scottish education, with emphasis on academic excellence. Founded in 1641. Hutchesons’ is a famous Glasgow school which has always been at the forefront of teaching and learning in Scotland. Nowadays, it is a large and dynamic school of great vitality and diversity, where over 1200 pupils from Pre-School through to S6 follow a broad curriculum, blending the traditional and the modern.  Experienced teachers and support staff are one of the Hutchesons’ greatest strengths, along with resources they all need to do their job to the highest possible standards.

Hutchesons’ pupils excel in a wide variety of sports both nationally and internationally, and the quality of performance in music, drama and the arts is equally high.  All pupils can follow a structured programme in and out of the classroom which broadens their outlook and helps them develop their interests and enthusiasms. There are many opportunities for involvement in clubs and societies, community work and charity fund-raising, visits and tours both within the UK and abroad, and for the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme.

Hutchesons’ prides itself on being an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  If you have what it takes, we really want to hear from you.

The role of Head of Finance is an exciting opportunity for a talented finance professional with the desire to join a highly successful educational institution, taking ownership of all financial matters. It is crucial that the appointed candidate is a driven, qualified accountant with the ability to improve financial processes in an organization going through a period of change.

The post holder must be eager to develop a strong understanding of the operations beyond finance. The Head of Finance will possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The individual must be comfortable engaging with stakeholders across all levels of the school, conveying financial information to non-financial colleagues. The post holder will be highly analytical, with the ability to challenge and utilise data to provide key insights to a high level of accuracy.

To have a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Jonathan Donnelly.

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