Financial Accounting Manager

BPS World
Milton Keynes, UK
10 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Financial Accounting Manager

Type: Permanent

Salary: Highly Competitive

BPS are the recruitment partner for a global private equity firm who own and operate 70 independent and international schools around the world with 40 schools in the UK.

We are seeking to appoint a Financial Accounting Manager who is a confident and enthusiastic Manager to work within a global network of growing schools. The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing their career and thriving within an ever-growing team.

As the Financial Accounting Manager, you will be a key member of the finance team, managing the day to day Accounting duties for the entire UK group. This role will also be responsible for managing a small team whilst also playing a vital role in managing both internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:
  • Manage the successful delivery of the annual audits for all UK statutory entities working closely with Group Finance feeding into consolidation.
  • Review, maintain and analyse all balance sheet accounts ensuring the integrity and reliability of balances held.
  • Liaise with school finance ensuring current processes are understood and followed, providing training and support to Bursars and Business Manager's where necessary.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess the following experience:
  • ACA/ACCA qualified is an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience managing a team
  • Proven stakeholder management experience

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and/or criminal/police or equivalent background checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether you worked in those countries).

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