Accounts / GDPR Manager, Newham

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Kingsford Community SchoolNewham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: P03
Contract term: Permanent

“Seeking excellence, success & opportunity in an inspiring community where students and learning come first”

A fully inclusive school in the heart of the redeveloping Docklands region of East London

This vibrant 11-16 school with a roll of 1500 students has excellent facilities in all subject areas. Kingsford Community School is committed to high quality inclusive education for students of whom fifty per cent are multi-lingual. 

The school has achieved a range of nationally accredited awards and was rated by Ofsted in 2017 as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Behaviour.

Kingsford is a Confucius Classroom with International School Award status, leading the way in East London with its language courses, Kingsford has recently completed construction of a new purpose built teaching facility and will shortly begin to deliver English language and educational services to international students and teachers.

Kingsford wishes to hire an Accounts/GDPR Manager who will provide a professional accounting and financial management service for the school including budget preparation, budget forecasts and closure of accounts processes, payroll and budget monitoring, financial control and advisory services to the school. The person appointed will be responsible for providing financial guidance and support the school so that sound business decisions are made.

You will need a good head for figures and for dealing with complex modelling and analysis, as well as a sound grasp of accounting systems and procedures. Clear budgetary planning is essential for both the short and long term, and the school will need to know of the financial implications of decisions before proceeding

As the General Data Protection Manager, you will report to our Senior Management and Governance advising on our compliance with GDPR and local data protection laws, monitoring and adherence to GDPR standards and acting as a point of contact with supervisory authorities and data subjects. You will also create policies that enforce compliance with legislation and deliver GDPR training to our staff to increase awareness of data protection measures.

We are looking for a reliable account manager who will analyse every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to senior management and governance on plans.

Kingsford Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

For any further enquiries regarding this vacancy, please visit our website or email the Recruitment Team at or telephone 020 7476 4700.

The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 9.00 a.m. Sunday 20th May 2018.

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More about Kingsford Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kingsford Way, Beckton, London, E6 5JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7476 4700
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Kingsford Community School, located in Beckton, Newham, is a co-educational secondary school. It is a non-denominational establishment for children aged between 11 and 16 years of age. At present, there are around 1,500 students being educated at the...