Finance Manager – Aylesbury area – £55-58K
An outstanding High School with a fascinating history and unique offering for both day pupils and boarders, needs an experienced accountant to manage the day to day running and proper control of the accountancy function.
You could enjoy 66% Fees Remission, Pension, Free lunches during term time, ample Parking, Staff discounts, enhanced maternity/paternity and the freedom to take holidays in term time.
You’ll be working with the Business Director (SBL, SBM or COO equivalent) and managing a team of 2 finance admins and 3 school office admins
All the usual financial management tasks including help in prep of budgets, providing controls and information to managers, development of finance systems and management of school office administration.
You will need to be a Part or Fully Qualified Accountant in ACCA or CIMA/ACMA, or Fully Qualified in AAT or ACA with strong commercial experience. And be comfortable providing strong team management, management of accounts and systems, vat, corp tax, charities and companies house returns, sorp and gaap etc, oversee pensions and payroll, statutory returns and work with auditors.
Hertfordshire / Buckinghamshire
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