Management Accountant

  • Salary LBR 6; Point 18-20 (£27,977 to £28,991 pro-rata)
  • London
  • Farrer Barnes Ltd

My Client, a faith led Multi Academy Trust, is currently looking to recruit a Part Time Management Accountant to join them as they continue to further grow and develop.

Initially a 12 month, fixed term contract, there will be genuine onward career prospects for the right candidate and the opportunity for this to become a long term opportunity for the right applicant.

You will join the Central Finance team working closely with the Chief Finance Officer and be responsible for the management accounts of a group comprised of both Primary and Secondary Academies.

Effective team working is essential with this role partnering each school’s Business Manager to deliver timely and accurate financial data which will be relied upon by the school Principal when considering future spending decisions.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Review of monthly management accounts and budget monitoring reports for school’s/academies, highlighting areas requiring attention to the CFO.

- Support the Business Managers in month end routines and reconciliations.

- Ensure monthly management information from network of schools/academies is both accurate and fulfils the requirements of the Trust.

-  Ensure year-end payroll routines such as EOY and P11D’s are completed within the specified time scale.

- Assisting schools in the development of internal controls and systems that meet the requirements of The Trust.

- Assisting Schools/academies and the CFO in development and delivery of financial plans.

- Supporting the CFO in preparation of Trust-wide financial manuals and guidance notes.

- Supporting the Chief Accountant in routine admin tasks when requested.

- Support the CFO in the preparation of annual accounts, budgets, DfE returns and other financial statements in accordance with the Companies Act 1985 and DfE requirements.

- Support Business Managers with year-end tasks such as accruals/prepayments, depreciation and the fixed asset register.

- Contribute to the training and development of the Business Managers where required and support understanding of Financial Accounting.

- Providing support and guidance to schools/academies on the use and operation of The Trust finance system where appropriate.

- Support with the preparation of The Trust’s VAT return.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a respected employer in a fast-moving Multi-Academy Trust that has exciting future developments ahead.

This is a Part-Time role and the employer will allow flexibility in how those hours are allocated.

Farrer Barnes Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. Farrer Barnes Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

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  • Reference: CH12453