Sandwell-based SIPS Education has appointed Sarah Howard as its new Finance Manager and Company Accountant.

She joins the not-for-profit organisation with over 25 years’ experience in accounting and finance,  most recently working for a physical education charity based at the University of Worcester and at a Birmingham marketing agency

Sarah commented: “I was drawn to SIPS Education and its child-centric ethos, as well as the cooperative, not-for-profit status; I am really looking forward to working with the team to truly make a difference to children’s lives and the schools we work with.”

SIPS Chief Executive, Brian Cape, commented: “Sarah is just the kind of talented and motivated individual we are looking for, and I look forward to her support and input to drive us forward.

SIPS recently announced former Sandwell Director of Education Chris Ward as its new chair, and is looking to fill a wide range of positions including: Transactional HR Consultant, Business Support Manager; Kitchen based Catering colleagues; Catering Staffing Officer; Governance Professionals; School Budget Officers, Health and Safety Consultants, GDPR Consultant and Business Administration Apprentices.

For more information on the roles on offer, visit SIPS’ dedicated recruitment page