Babcock Education is the largest integrated education support service provider in the UK. We employ over 600 education experts providing consultancy, training and management services to over 700 schools and academies in 50 local authorities.
Babcock Education are looking for an Accounts Assistant to assist in the preparation of the financial statements (management accounts / forecasts / budgets) and to support the business operational teams and Finance teams with appropriate financial information / Ad Hoc Projects
Top 4 Major Tasks and Activities:
Assist in the Preparation of the monthly management accounts and project review data in line with agreed business timetables
Provide data (as appropriate) to support the operational teams and Contract Managers
Process data (e.g. input journals) across Babcock Education as required
Assist in the preparation of budgets & forecasts.
Key Technical Skills / competencies:
Good financial reporting and costs analysis
Able to work to tight deadlines
Able to interpret and explain financial data
Key Behavioural competencies:
Flexible, with a 'can-do’ attitude
Maintains focus, manages and delivers under pressure
Experience of working both within a team and independently
Understanding of and commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults
Key Analytical Skills and Challenges / competencies:
Numerically literate and able to understand and manipulate financial spreadsheets
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Good computer literacy
Currently studying AAT or equivalent / AAT qualified
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
Experience of Navision and SAP/BPC would be an advantage
Willing to undertake occasional travel to other UK sites as required
£18,000 - £20,000
37 hours a week (Monday - Friday)
24 days holiday + Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)
Close Date: Friday 28th July
Interviews Planned: W/C 7th August
Offers of employment are normally subject to satisfactory references and any other required pre-employment checks. In certain circumstances, successful applicants will need to satisfy security clearance requirements.
This company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Babcock is 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.
Please note all CVs will be considered an expression of interest and an application pack will be sent out as per our Education process.
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