Part Time Trust Financial Accountant, North Oxford

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River Learning TrustNorth Oxford
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £37,107 - £39,961 pa FTE
Contract term: Permanent

Are you looking for a new challenge in a successful and innovative organisation?  

Trust Financial Accountant 

This is an exceptional opportunity to shape a new role in an exciting and growing organisation.

We are looking to appoint a highly capable Financial Accountant who, as part of the Trust’s central team, will play an essential role in developing and maintaining accurate financial reporting across the Trust. In return, we can offer a varied, challenging and exciting role in a growing organisation.

This role will support the Finance Director with Trust reporting including reconciliation of Trust Balance Sheet control accounts, preparation and submission of returns, budgeting and monthly monitoring. The role will also involve providing support to School Business Managers to develop the quality of reporting.

You will need to be CCAB fully qualified and have experience of working in accounting and financial management. You will also have excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage conflicting demands. We are happy to offer this role on a part time, term time only or full time basis for the right candidate. 

This is an exciting time for the River Learning Trust. The Trust currently consists of five secondary schools, nine primary schools and a SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training) provider; we have a secondary Free School in pre-opening and are in discussions with a number of other secondary and primary schools as the Trust is preparing for further growth in the coming years.  

The River Learning Trust can offer candidates exceptional opportunities for professional and personal development. We pride ourselves on supporting staff to be highly successful, recognising that success comes in a wide variety of ways, growing a culture of continual improvement where we look to provide the best possible educational experience for all our pupils. 

To find out more about our schools, for further information about the post and how to apply, please visit our website; or to arrange an informal chat with our FD, Sarah Appleby, please contact the central office on 01865 558727 or


The River Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The River Learning Trust (RLT) is a multi-­academy trust responsible for a number of schools and a school centred initial teacher training provider within Oxfordshire; the schools and SCITT are united by their commitment to the principles of the trust and a common belief in the benefits of everything that is gained by working together.

• Commitment to Excellence; striving for the best educational experience through continuous improvement.

• Everyone Learning; creating and taking opportunities that enhance lives through evidenced based practice supporting adult and pupil learning.

• Respectful Relationships; acting with care, integrity, and fairness in all we do

The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

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More about River Learning Trust
Address: c/o The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 558719