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Management Accountant

Sedbergh SchoolCumbria

Job Title: Management Accountant

Location: Sedbergh School & Sedbergh Casterton Prep School

Responsible to: Financial Controller

Contract Type: Full time, permanent

Salary: Competitive, in line with skills & experience

Sedbergh School and Sedbergh Casterton Prep School are seeking a highly professional, motivated and positive person to join their busy finance team as Management Accountant.

Reporting to and working with the Financial Controller, the Management Accountant will be responsible for ensuring that accurate management reporting is delivered on a timely basis for decision making purposes at all levels of the organisation, as well as assisting the Financial Controller in ensuring that a robust financial control environment is maintained, and processes are as efficient as possible. In addition, they will have direct responsibility for line managing two Accounts Officers, overseeing day-to-day communication and motivation as well as succession planning and performance management.

Our ideal candidate will be AAT qualified as a minimum, with a strong commercial acumen. Excellent interpersonal, IT, problem solving and time management skills are also essential, as is the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, maintaining excellent attention to detail and accuracy at all times.

In exchange the School will offer:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Remission on School fees;
  • Contributory Pension Scheme – to include life cover while remaining within the scheme;
  • Statutory Sick Pay entitlement - conditional on meeting the demands of the scheme;
  • Ride2Work;
  • Service awards;
  • Free car parking;
  • Opportunity to see School productions and take part in staff events and family fun days!
  • Use of the School’s vast facilities (outside the School timetabling) including the indoor swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, and the incredible state of the art Hirst Sport Centre, which just opened in 2018.

For a detailed overview of the role and requirements please download the 'Applicant Information Pack'.

For further information on this vacancy please contact the HR Department on:

How to apply:

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the Sedbergh School application form. Once complete, the form should be returned to:

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd January 2021

Please note: Early application is advised as an appointment will be made upon finding a suitable candidate.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting 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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