Management Accountant

Peterlee, UK
02 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant (Education)

£32,029 - £33,799


We are looking for a skilled, astute and highly motivated management accountant to work across our Trust schools. You will join a central dynamic team based at Head Office in Peterlee, providing strategic analysis and support to aid financial decision making in schools.

As an ambassador for the management accounts service, you will be promoting best practice, value for money and strong financial health in all areas of responsibility.

Overall Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide monthly management accounting information
  • Support the financial accounting needs of the Trust
  • Take a lead role in tender management
  • Supporting financial planning in the preparation of Budget and Forecasts
  • Support the Finance Director in ensuring compliance
  • To provide advice, guidance, support and challenge to senior leadership

About You:

This is the ideal role for an individual looking for a broad hands-on role with excellent opportunities to learn and grow their skillset across the finance function and wider education business.
  • Be educated to Level 4 or equivalent in a related vocational or professional field
  • Have a recognised accountancy qualification e.g. CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent
  • Have a proven track record in delivery of exceptional management accounts support and have experience of tendering to maximise value for money
  • Be able to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Be proficient in balancing both the strategic needs and operational needs of the role, whilst promoting the knowledge and understanding of school finance
  • Be a team player, flexible and resilient, possess excellent communication skills and be able to prioritise a demanding workload.
  • Have a current valid driving licence and access to a car

The ongoing growth strategy and reform of school finance provide both challenge and opportunity, the success of which will contribute to the next generation of school learners.


Closing date: Friday 12th July 2019 at 12 noon

Shortlisting and interviews will take place week commencing 15th July 2019.

An enhanced DBS check and pre-occupational health check are an essential part of the selection and recruitment process.

How to apply for the Management Accountant

If you have the skills and experience required for this Management Accountant job, just click "apply" today and watch out for an email giving you more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any other supporting documents you may have.

You must be eligible to work in the UK

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