Management Accountant

Recruiter
Regent Recruitment Group
Location
Harrow
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum Pension
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Regent Group is an educational group based in north-west London. It was established in 2000 and comprises multiple enterprises including Regent Independent School and Sixth Form College, providing education for students from Key Stage 3 to A-Level in Rayners Lane, Harrow, Regent College Higher Education, offering students Edexcel Level 4 and Level 7 programmes, Regent Skills Training, offering a variety of vocational courses , Burlington College, a centre for private candidates in Wembley, Regent Learning Centre, a tuition organisation with three local branches offering supplementary educational programmes in traditional and online formats, Regent English Academy offering a variety of English programmes to adults, and Regent Nursery School, a nursery offering childcare for children aged two to five.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Responsible for Management Accounting & Analysis, for Management and operational use

OUTLINE OF POST

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management Accountant - to assist the Group Finance Manager:

1. Preparing financial statements and year end accounts
2. Making sure spending is in line with budgets projections
3. Analysing Regent Group financial performance and making longer term forecasts
4. Providing information for internal & External Audits
5. Working with all Functional heads, SBU Heads and the management team to help make financial decisions

This job description is current at the date of issue. As and when the work of the Group develops or changes so the areas of responsibility may be subject to change, and the job description will be reviewed. Such changes will, in the first instance, be made in consultation with the post holder.

The work may be carried out in the post described in any of the College's locations.

Person Specification

The College has developed the use of selection criteria to aid objective recruitment, in line with its Equality and Diversity Policy Statement. Candidates must address each of the essential criteria listed below in the supporting statement that accompanies their application form.

Qualifications
Newly qualified or passed finalist in relevant accounting qualification

Desire: Studies or Accounting degree.

Experience and Knowledge
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a management accountant covering all aspects of Profit & Loss accounting, forecasting & budgeting and experience of managing staff.

Skills and Abilities
High level of computer literacy – needs to be a proficient user of financial systems & competent in the Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Outlook, Word & PowerPoint.
Advanced Excel skills including look- ups, pivot tables and use of advanced formulae.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Confident dealing with colleagues of all levels, including Executives.
Ability to analyse, interpret and provide insight & commentary on financial reports

Other
Commitment to continual professional development