School Accountant

Posted 04 November 2022
Salary £28000 - £31000 per annum
LocationBerkshire
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Reference28969_1667579513
Contact NameMartin Lawrence

Job description

School Accountant - Ascot - £31,000

Office-based

The Organisation

A school based in Ascot seeking a School Accountant to work closely with the Bursar. The School Accountant will be an important part in the day-to-day financial operations of a Bursary team. The School Accountant will assist in budget planning, budget monitoring, preparation of statutory accounts, financial returns and reporting.

The Role:

  • The maintenance of comprehensive up-to-date accounting records for the school
  • Manage the Fixed Assets register
  • Line management responsibility for the Assistant Accountant
  • Assist the Bursar in preparation of the school's annual budgets as well as termly and year end accounts
  • Undertake bank reconciliations for the school
  • Manage and maintain the nominal ledger
  • Ensure that the fixed assets register is kept up to date
  • Production of monthly financial reports as required

The Successful Candidate:

You will have a strong finance background and ideally have worked within education. Th ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of best practice in accounting and be able to demonstrate skills in the preparation of annual accounts. Successful applicants must be willing to undergo DBS checks.

What You Receive In Return

A generous pension scheme, on-site parking, free school meals, fitness facilities and fee remission

School Accountant - Ascot - £31,000

Office-based

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.