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Assistant Accountant

£25,000 to £35,000
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
Assistant Accountant
The New Model School (NMS) runs two independent primary schools in London. We aim to provide a first-class traditional education, with a focus on developing a positive attitude to learning, at the lowest sustainable fees.
We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to work in our small Head Office near Ladbroke Grove. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the NMS financial records and will also assist the CFO with the preparation of budgets, forecasts, termly management accounts and year end schedules for the auditors. The post-holder will also be expected to assist in the office with answering the phone and other general office duties.
The role would suit either a qualified AAT/Part Qualified Accountant or someone able to demonstrate experience in a similar role. The right candidate will be a friendly, professional and motivated individual with excellent communication and IT skills especially Excel. Knowledge of Xero and Engage School MIS would be an advantage, with an analytical and methodical approach.
Once established in the role it may be possible to work from home for up to 2 days per week.
If you are interested in the role, please submit an up-to-date CV with a covering letter, outlining how you are suitable for the position and how you can support our Vision and Values.
Flexible working patterns, including shorter hours during school holidays will be considered. Please state your preference in your application.
A full job description is available on request.
The closing date for the position is Friday 22nd July 2022 at 5pm. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26th July, with an envisaged start date of 8th August 2022.
NMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening and DBS check
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  • Job Reference: 661978789-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: New Model School
    New Model School
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent