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Management Accountant

Brompton AcademyKent

22.5 hours per week

The University of Kent Academies Trust is seeking a professional and experienced individual for the role of Management Accountant to manage the operational finance function of our multi-academy trust.   This is a fixed term role, linked to maternity leave, for up to one year.  A permanent contract will be considered dependent on performance in post.  This position is part time, 22.5 hours per week, all year round and we can offer a flexible working pattern, such as working within school pickup times.

Reporting into the Finance Director, this is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, rewarding environment where you will be afforded the opportunity to expand your skill set and progress within an innovative organisation. The role will be suited to candidates in the final stage of, or fully qualified in their professional accountancy qualification. To succeed in the role, you will need to be detailed with strong systems experience, high attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

The UKAT Central Finance Team is comprised of a Finance Director, Finance Manager and three Finance Officers who are based in our head office within Brompton Academy. Our friendly and dedicated team work cohesively and actively seek continuous professional development and innovative strategies for supporting the business function.

The successful applicant will be coming to a multi-academy trust wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic (and down to earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.  We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer: www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat

Brompton Academy is an extremely popular oversubscribed academy with a current Ofsted rating of Good and a 400+ Adult learner education programme.  We have fantastic new buildings, with outstanding facilities, and Apple technologies for all, enabling us to enhance and support cutting edge learning strategies required for continuous improvement.  Brompton Academy is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information: www.bromptonacademy.org.uk

HOW TO APPLY

Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use the application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role.

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

In order to follow social distancing guidance, visits to the Academy are not possible at this time, but we would be happy to arrange a discussion or video call with a member of our Senior Leadership Team to share our vision for this role with you.  To arrange such a discussion, or for any other queries about the role, please email recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk.

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website: www.bromptonacademy.org.uk

Deadline for applications: 10.00am on Monday 19 April 2021

Interviews will be held on Monday 26th April.

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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