Published
June 10, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for an experienced, qualified accountant to manage the accurate and timely billing of fees and extra charges to parents on a termly basis.
Salary
In the range of £30,000 to £35,000 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience and qualifications.
Working Pattern
Full Time • Permanent
Closing Date
June 24, 2024

Description

Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of circa 800 pupils from ages 11 to 18. The School is located on a beautiful 46-acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading.

The School employs more than 200 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff, and provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical, and creative potential.

We are looking for an experienced, qualified accountant to manage the accurate and timely billing of fees and extra charges to parents on a termly basis, complete bank reconciliations, maintain the Fixed Asset Register and nominal ledger records and reconcile balance sheet accounts as part of our finance team.

The ideal candidate will hold an accounting qualification (AAT or similar), be familiar with basic accounting practices and costing principles, have experience of financial accounts systems and be organised and methodical with the ability to present information senior management.

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week from 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, although some flexibility could be considered for the correct candidate.

Reading Blue Coat offers an exceptional working environment and an attractive rewards package, including excellent benefits such as a pension scheme; free meals; extensive staff discounts; tax saving cycle to work and car leasing schemes; free sports and leisure facilities; Employee Assistance Programme; and a strong commitment to professional development.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.rbcs.org.uk/vacancies or contact the HR department, Tel: 0118 933 5813 email: recruitment@rbcs.org.uk

Closing date: 09:00 on Monday 24 June 2024

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by application form (which can be found on our website) and accompanied by your covering letter. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the UK.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

Registered charity number 1087839 • No agencies, please • www.rbcs.org.uk

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