Accountant, Kent

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Kent College, CanterburyKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependant on relevant skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent


Hours: Full-time, full year

Kent College is a co-educational nursery, day and boarding school for pupils aged 0 to 18, located at two sites, set in exceptional grounds and gardens and with outstanding facilities.

The Accountant is responsible for the management of finances for the school and compliance with Charity Commission Guidelines, along with accountability for ensuring that the finance of the School's trading subsidiary is tightly managed. The role holder will report to the Bursar and have management responsibility for a team of three.

The successful candidate will have a degree, or equivalent qualification, in financial or management accounting, accompanied by experience in a busy environment with ever changing priorities and challenges, as well as being highly computer literate and confident with MS Excel. The role holder must be able to use their own initiative, have attention to detail and accuracy, whilst maintaining good communication with the team and the wider school community.

As part of Kent College, we can offer you a rewarding career with excellent benefits, including free Benenden healthcare, free car parking, free meals in term time and contributory pension scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date for Applications - 22 November 2019

More about Kent College, Canterbury
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Whitstable Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9DT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1227 763231
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Kent College is situated in an enviable location on a 70-acre site in semi-rural surroundings, yet only a few minutes’ walk away from the historic city centre of Canterbury. The Channel Tunnel and access to Eurostar are only half an hour’...