September 16, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking to appoint an organised, reliable and self-motivated part qualified Accountant who will report to the Management Accountant. 
Salary is negotiable based on work experience and qualifications (in-line with Market Rates)
Working Pattern
Full time • Permanent • To start October 2022.
Closing Date
October 09, 2022


Full Year

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1500 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi-boarding pupils. It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint an organised, reliable and self-motivated part qualified Accountant who will report to the Management Accountant. A high standard of administration skills will be expected including a strong proficiency in the use of excel spreadsheets and accounting software.

The postholder will provide support to the Budget Holders, central Finance and the Management Accountant specifically with Procurement Management, Accounts Receivable and Month end. The position is available from October 2022.

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, access to our on-site gym, membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For further information about the role and the skills required, please click on the 'apply' button at the bottom of this page to visit our website. For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail HR.

For further information and an online application form, please visit our website.

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 9 October 2022

Applications will be reviewed daily and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. We therefore invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Whitgift School (part of the John Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and social media checks (including personal, professional and other online activities).

Only registered members can apply for jobs.