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Assistant Accountant

Royal Masonic School for GirlsHertfordshire

Required as soon as possible

Full Time, 52 weeks per annum

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Accountant at The Royal Masonic School for Girls. RMS is an independent, day and boarding school with a supportive and nurturing ethos. The School provides an exceptionally favourable working environment, with keen students and stunning surroundings.

With a turnover in excess of £18m pa the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for supporting the managing, controlling and reporting of the school’s finances.  The successful candidate will be either a qualified Accountant, or currently working towards their qualification, demonstrate a sound grasp of financial principles, excellent attention to detail and a customer focused approach will be required.

The Assistant Accountant will support the School Accountant with finance processes including budgeting, monitoring nominal accounts, the preparation of accounts and assisting with the year-end auditors.  Playing a key role in the month end process, you will be responsible for performing and checking reconciliations, monitoring and maintaining the contracts database, as well as investigating and resolving queries raised from the wider school community. Having a willingness to cross train to cover for absence and provide support at peak times will also be key.

RMS is one of the top performing schools nationally for Value Added at GCSE and A level and we are proud to be an inclusive school where all girls are encouraged to fulfil their potential. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website www.rmsforgirls.org.uk  for more information about our thriving school, with its and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to share a commitment to continued personal, professional and academic development.

We welcome a letter of application and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website . Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton on 01923 725762 or tlawton@rmsforgirls.com

Please note CVs are not accepted. 

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications: Monday 12th April 2021 by 9.00am

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 19th April 2021

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784


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