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Senior Accounts Assistant

St Albans SchoolHertfordshire

Reporting to the Accounts Manager, the Senior Accounts Assistant is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit card functions and some banking processes of the School. In the absence of the Accounts Manager, they will ensure all operational accounting functions run smoothly and effectively.

The ideal candidate will have strong previous experience in an accounting/finance department with working knowledge of banking, sales and purchase ledger processes. An AAT or bookkeeping qualification is advantageous. Applicants should have the confidence and ability to oversee and support the department in the absence of the Accounts Manager. Excellent administration skills and attention to detail is essential, along with the ability to multitask, work to deadlines and prioritise a varied workload.

Hours are full time, 35 per week, Monday to Friday. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. St Albans School is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and the creation of an inclusive environment for all employees. Employment selections are made according to suitability for the post, irrespective of background or protected characteristic.

Please apply online at www.st-albans.herts.sch.uk by 10 January 2022. Should you have any queries please contact Sarah de Rossi, HR Manager, at scderossi@st-albans.herts.sch.uk. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Independent HMC Day School of 890 pupils with a Co-Ed Sixth Form of 320

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