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Accounts Assistant

Reed's SchoolSurrey

Full time, all year round

Reed’s School is one of the leading Independent Secondary Day and Boarding Schools in the country, providing an education for 790 pupils. The School is all-boys from 11-16 and has a co-educational Sixth Form. Ripley Court School is a popular independent co-educational preparatory school for 3-11 year olds set in 19 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside including extensive playing fields and a Forest School.

We are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for the Reed’s School purchase ledger and will process all supplier invoices and employee expense claims. The role-holder will also carry out bookkeeping duties for Reed’s School and its subsidiary, Reed’s School Enterprises Ltd, such as petty cash reconciliation, banking and cashbook postings, accruals and prepayments.

The successful candidate will mainly assist with accounts processes for Reed’s School but may be required to carry out work for Ripley Court School.

You will have previous experience of working within a similar Accounts role, excellent written, numerical and oral communication skills and have worked in cash handling.

This role is a full time, year round role and will report into the Director of Finance.

For Safer Recruitment purposes all applicants must complete an application form. Full details including a job description and application form can be found below, or alternatively by emailing hr@reeds.surrey.sch.uk

Closing date: Midday, Monday 13 December 2021

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Reed’s School and Ripley Court School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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