Simona McMurray
Deputy Finance Director

Simona is the Deputy Finance Director at Ambitions Academies Trust, Simona has worked at AAT since 2018 and been working within the public sector for 8 years and been in education for the majority of the time.

Simona’s responsibilities include:

  • Leading and line managing the finance teams across the academies within the Trust
  • Working with Finance Managers on preparation and consolidation of Academies’ management accounts and financial forecasts
  • Developing and implementing improvements to existing financial and business systems
  • Ensuring all financial records meet the requirements and directives set out in the Academy Handbook and the Accounts Direction
  • Leasing with ESFA, HMRC, TP and other organisations ensuring all requirements and deadlines are met.
  • Assist and deputise whenever necessary for the Finance Director