Job description

Required for November 2023

We are looking for a full-time, permanent Financial Accountant to join a highly successful department at this leading London day school.

Key requirements

As a Financial Accountant you will have excellent time management and communication skills, and the ability to communicate financial concepts and information to non-financial managers. You will also have Sage Line 50 working experience and advance Excel skills (including pivot tables and vlookups). The Financial Accountant will report to the Financial Controller and line-manage the rest of the team.

Our accounts are available online on the Charities Commission website. Please familiarise yourself with our structure, ethos and financial position before applying for this role.

UCS enjoys a distinctive ethos and an enviable reputation for teaching and learning, as well as for pastoral work, music, drama and other co-curricular activities. The school encourages genuine intellectual curiosity and fosters a real sense of communal endeavour.

Essential requirements: The ideal Financial Accountant will be a qualified, part qualified or near qualified, accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with at least five years’ working experience in finance.

Desirable: Independent school experience, SIMS experience.

Please look under ‘Apply now’ to download the application form and send a completed copy to [email protected]

In addition to completing the accompanying form, applicants should provide a full curriculum vitae and supporting letter as soon as possible.

The closing date for this post is Thursday 28th September 2023 at noon. However, we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during this process.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

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